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Chrissy Sedgley and Daphne

Would the shelter where you work adopt a pet to you?

Published: May 30th, 2019

One shelter operations manager wanted to challenge her team’s attitude toward adopters.

Dr. Jill Kirk, left, and Karen Slomba, right.

How canine distemper almost ravaged a shelter – and why it didn’t

Published: May 22nd, 2019

In many shelters, distemper in any dog leads to euthanasia of every dog in the shelter, in the name of protecting dogs in the community from the disease.

Dr. Katherine Polak

Study: Dog transport and infectious disease risk

Published: May 15th, 2019

With an increase in international dog transport has come an increased risk of infectious disease.

Dr. Angele Bice and friend

How a shelter veterinarian passes it on

Published: May 8th, 2019

Once a shelter medicine student at UF, Dr. Angele Bice is now helping homeless pets in her community, and teaching the skills she learned to other veterinarians so they can, too.

Florida shelters with MSMP grads 2019

UF program responds to the critical shortage of shelter veterinarians

Published: May 2nd, 2019

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel recently raised an alarm about animal shelters that’s echoing around the country: a shortage of shelter veterinarians.