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Conference Recap: Recognizing & Responding to Animal Hoarding

Published: Apr 4th, 2012

From an exploration of the psychology of hoarding to processing simulated crime scenes, Maddie’s Veterinary Forensics Conference provided a wealth of insights and practical tools.

Shelter Crowd Control presentation now available On-Demand

Published: Jan 5th, 2012

Maddie’s Institute hosted an extraordinary presentation with Dr. Julie Levy, DVM, PhD, on a revolutionary approach to feral/community cats. The webcast of this presentation is now available for free online viewing.

2011 Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference Sessions Now Online

Published: Dec 27th, 2011

Did you miss coming to Gainesville for 2011’s live Shelter Medicine conference? Watch the sessions online now, available thanks to Maddie’s Institute.

Adventures in Shelter Medicine, Thailand Edition

Published: Dec 16th, 2011

Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak is blogging from Thailand, where she’s providing assistance to an emergency shelter that’s helping dogs affected by this year’s severe flooding.

UF veterinary students complete two-week course in shelter animal behavior

Published: Dec 13th, 2011

The UF CVM is the only veterinary school in the country to offer a Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare course.

Rescued Cat

Cat Rescue Update

Published: Nov 9th, 2011

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Cate McManus led the veterinary triage team that rescued more than 700 cats. More than two months later, they’re finally finding happy homes.

Challenges & Controversies Facing Bully Breed Dogs in Animal Shelters

Published: Sep 9th, 2011

Maddie’s® Special Project Course offers a unique opportunity for veterinary students to take an in-depth look at this animal welfare issue.

UF Vet Students and Maddie's Shelter Medicine Staff

University of Florida Veterinary Students Play a Leading Role in Cat Rescue

Published: Sep 9th, 2011

When more than 700 cats were seized from an alleged tragic hoarding situation in their hometown, veterinary students at the University of Florida stepped up to help.