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AVMA working group releases new guidelines on Ebola and pets

Published: Nov 11th, 2014

Veterinarians and public health officials have been working hard to develop interim guidelines based on the newest scientific research on Ebola and pets.

Shelter Medicine: The Past, Present and Future of Saving Animals’ Lives

Published: Oct 30th, 2014

A short documentary about the history of Shelter Medicine education from Maddie’s Fund®

Bisquick

The Story of Jenna and Bisquick

Published: Oct 29th, 2014

This year, UF veterinary student Jenna Rooks used her shelter medicine training to make a life-saving difference for one lucky shelter dog.

A “Herd” of Students Enroll in Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Online Course this fall

Published: Sep 18th, 2014

Sixty students who reside in 26 different states and countries currently studying Shelter Animal Physical Health with Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program

Crunching Numbers to Save Lives

Published: Sep 16th, 2014

Shelter Census project aims to improve shelter animal outcomes in Florida.

A community cat hides at the edge of a lot

Targeted TNR is on the mark

Published: Aug 21st, 2014

A recent study supported by Maddie’s Fund shows a significant drop in shelter intake and euthanasia in conjunction with a targeted trap-neuter-release program in Gainesville, Florida.        

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program Students Hard at Work with Summer Research Projects

Published: Aug 15th, 2014

This summer, several veterinary students have been busy with more than just their online projects in the Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems course. Here is a peek at what keeps them busy.

Congratulations to the Certificate in Shelter Medicine Class of 2014

Published: Jun 4th, 2014

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program is proud to recognize the nine recipients of the Certificate in Shelter Medicine who are now officially veterinarians! Best of luck to the Class of 2014!

Observing cats in a shelter

Shelter Medicine Practice becomes newest recognized veterinary specialty

Published: Apr 15th, 2014

Recognition of Shelter Medicine Practice as a veterinary specialty will help optimize care for millions of animals through education, research, and the pursuit of clinical excellence.

Cleon Hendricks and Dr. Julie Levy

Tail vaccinations in cats could save lives

Published: Oct 31st, 2013

An alternative to a widely accepted vaccination protocol in cats could literally move the needle for feline cancer treatment, according to research from the University of Florida and Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program.