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Spayathon For Puerto Rico Nov 2018

A Message of Thanksgiving from the UF Shelter Medicine Team in Puerto Rico

Published: Nov 25th, 2018

It was hard not to feel overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone working so hard to make a difference for the pets and people of Puerto Rico during the first two rounds of Spayathon for Puerto Rico.

Three Labrador retrievera on the beach

Happy Thanksgiving!

Published: Nov 22nd, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF!

The cat spay/neuter team of Veterinarians for Puerto Rico and Coalition for Animal Rescue.

More than 8,000 pets sterilized for free during Spayathon for Puerto Rico!

Published: Nov 16th, 2018

Dr. Julie Levy and the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF team were proud to be in Puerto Rico to study the largest spay/neuter event ever attempted.

MSMP team microchips a cat in her carrier

Rethink the microchip and boost your return-to-owner rate

Published: Nov 8th, 2018

Are we paying enough attention to microchipping as a strategy to increase lifesaving and reduce intake to animal shelters? An international study hints we may want to rethink the importance of the chip.

Puppy in Puerto Rico shelter

Animal organizations unite to bring Spayathon back to Puerto Rico

Published: Nov 2nd, 2018

Round two of Spayathon Puerto Rico, a comprehensive 18-month project to perform 20,000 surgeries, launches Nov. 3-9.