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Study: Shelter surrender may begin at home for cats

Published: Feb 26th, 2020

A new study suggests problems with the home environment of pet cats are a major source of welfare concerns for cats and may increase the risk of shelter surrender.

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Totally Rocking Our World: Team Shelter Med!

Published: Feb 19th, 2020

Deploying a team with expertise in shelter medicine takes disaster response to a new level—and helps bring lifesaving solutions. Just ask the University of Florida’s Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program.

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Breaking down barriers and saving lives in Florida’s animal shelters

Published: Feb 10th, 2020

Thanks to the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF and the Million Cat Challenge, Florida animal shelters looking to increase lifesaving now have their very own barrier-busters.