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New FIV, FeLV guidelines: What do they mean for shelter cats?

Published: Jan 9th, 2020

The American Association of Feline Practitioners released its new Feline Retrovirus Testing and Management Guidelines.

Presenting the study

Study: Outcome of FeLV-infected cats in a large pet adoption program

Published: Jan 1st, 2020

Can cats who test positive for feline leukemia find adopters? That’s what researchers set out to discover in a new study.

Happy New Year!

Published: Dec 30th, 2019

Happy New Year from all of us at the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF!

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Happy Holidays!

Published: Dec 24th, 2019

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF!

The year is ending, but the lifesaving is just beginning!

Published: Dec 17th, 2019

One of the most heartwarming moments of 2019 took place earlier this month in Puerto Rico when we teamed up with the Humane Society of the United States to help five shelters hold the first island-wide adoptathon.


We’re the largest university-based TNR program in the world, thanks to the Petco Foundation!

Published: Dec 11th, 2019

More than 1,000 community cats received care in 2019.

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Study: People want community cats to be cared for

Published: Dec 3rd, 2019

Do people care about what happens to community cats? For most of them, the answer is a resounding “yes.” That’s the conclusion of a recent study.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Published: Nov 27th, 2019

All of us at the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.

Dr. Meredith Montgomery

MSMP alum trades in aquatic science for shelter medicine

Published: Nov 22nd, 2019

When Dr. Meredith Montgomery decided to leave behind a career in aquatic sciences to go back to school and become a veterinarian, shelter medicine wasn’t part of her plan.

Dr. Amelia Sikora in Puerto Rico

Shelter Medicine Internship: Make a difference for animals from Alaska to Puerto Rico

Published: Nov 13th, 2019

Do you have a deep, personal passion to change the world for shelter pets? If this is you, then you might be our next shelter medicine intern!