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Dr. Mielo and friend

From TNR-teen to veterinarian, new UF shelter medicine intern is looking to lead

Published: Jun 19th, 2018

What does a high school girl who trapped feral cats in her neighborhood and spent her own money getting them spayed and neutered grow up to be? If you’re Meaghan […]

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Love data and cats? We’re hiring!

Published: Jun 12th, 2018

The Million Cat Challenge was founded on the belief that “Every Cat Counts.” And now we’re hiring someone to count the cats.

Dr. Levy and students

Working for a more diverse future in shelter medicine

Published: Jun 4th, 2018

Health care professions, including veterinary medicine, are notoriously lacking in diversity, but the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) wants to change that.

One of the surviving dogs in Tucscon, Ariz.

Beating strep zoo in an animal shelter: Yes, you can

Published: May 31st, 2018

One of the most feared causes of canine respiratory disease in animal shelters is the bacterium Streptococcus zooepidemicus.

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Grants for TNR, pet retention, apprenticeships available now!

Published: May 21st, 2018

We’ve got several great grant opportunities for animal welfare organizations and team members to jump on!

Mixed breed shelter dog

Canine distemper outbreak controlled as N.C. shelter works with community, UF Shelter Medicine Program

Published: May 17th, 2018

There’s good news for dogs exposed to canine distemper at North Carolina’s Anson County Animal Shelter!

Tabby cat with green eyes looking amazed

See you at Animal Care Expo 2018 in Kansas City!

Published: May 6th, 2018

We’ll be at Expo in Kansas City next week. If you will be, too, please be sure to stop by booth 411 and say hi to us and to the Million Cat Challenge team!

Indonesia dog meat market

Promising news on dog meat trade in Indonesia, reports shelter medicine alum

Published: May 1st, 2018

Sulawesi, a tropical Indonesian island east of Borneo, is home to world class scuba diving and beaches. It is also home to the infamous Tomohon Extreme Markets, previously listed on […]

Maddie

Happy Birthday to the little dog who made our program possible!

Published: Apr 26th, 2018

Today would have been the birthday of the little dog who made our program, and so much animal lifesaving, possible! It was her unconditional love that inspired the creation of […]

Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Study: Are high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter clinics safe?

Published: Apr 18th, 2018

Are high quality, high volume spay/neuter clinics safe? A six-year study of 113,906 spay/neuter surgeries performed in a Florida spay/neuter clinic found that the canine mortality rate was lower than that reported for hysterectomy in women.