Our own Dr. Cynda Crawford received one of the highest honors at the University of Florida when she was honored for her work as an educator of future generations of animal shelter veterinarians
“Some cats had stress-induced urinary conditions and fractures. We saw a bunny who refused to eat, a dog who was rescued after nearly drowning in a pool, an orphaned baby squirrel, a chicken with a fractured wing . . . On the second day of operation, we welcomed more than 240 patients.”
Progress made over decades to control overpopulation of dogs and cats through high-volume spay-neuter surgeries is at risk.
Our experts share key insights from the new world of lost pet reunification and some statistics about lost and found pets that may surprise you.
Shelter admissions of free-roaming animals and former pets surged across Florida in 2021.
Congratulations to all 34 amazing shelter medicine students at Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida!
Meet two graduating students of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine class of 2022.
Thanks to a collaboration between the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and Alachua County, students at the college have gained an opportunity for hands-on learning in the field of shelter medicine and the college has enhanced the offerings of its shelter program to better serve the local community.
While in the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, interns work with shelter medicine faculty on campus.
The call to action is this: we must recognize our nation’s animal shelters are in crisis.