The Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida continues to monitor the developing situation as animal shelters cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The public health emergency that is upon all of us with COVID-19 calls all of us to action.
Shelter/rescue staff and volunteers have an opportunity to take advantage of many online educational options -- mostly free -- for the animal welfare community.
With the emergence of a novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as a global pandemic threat, animal shelters may be faced with a number of difficult challenges.
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.