A new study suggests problems with the home environment of pet cats are a major source of welfare concerns for cats and may increase the risk of shelter surrender.
Deploying a team with expertise in shelter medicine takes disaster response to a new level—and helps bring lifesaving solutions. Just ask the University of Florida’s Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program.
Thanks to the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF and the Million Cat Challenge, Florida animal shelters looking to increase lifesaving now have their very own barrier-busters.
The stress of entering a shelter may cause otherwise non-aggressive dogs to display aggressive behavior. Is there anything shelters can do to mitigate this problem?
When you purchase a Florida Animal Friend license plate, $25 of every plate sold goes directly to fund organizations across the state who offer free or low-cost spay and neuter services.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners released its new Feline Retrovirus Testing and Management Guidelines.
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 from all of us at the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF!…
Happy Holidays from all of us at the Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at UF!
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.