More than 1,000 community cats received care in 2019.
All of us at the Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at UF wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.
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.
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!
Fifty-one pet dogs stolen by a ring supplying the cruel dog meat trade in Vietnam have been reunited with their grieving families thanks to a multi-agency bust last month.
Animal sheltering requires a team of shelter professionals focused on physical and behavioral medicine, population management, spay-neuter, facility design and environment, and more, all working together to provide the best possible outcome for each animal in the shelter. The Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program team of Dr. Cynda Crawford, Cameron Moore,…
"The idea that shelters should suspend black cat adoptions around the holiday is widely considered a myth."
Since 2010, the Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ guidelines for Spay-Neuter Programs has recommended "the use of a simple green linear tattoo to identify all neutered pet animals."
Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program alumna Dr. Katherine Polak was named 2019 Association of Shelter Veterinarians Veterinarian of the Year.
Thanks to two UF Shelter Medicine alumni and the generosity of a donor, vetstudents at Kansas State University and the University of Missouri are able to discover the world of shelter medicine.