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.
Heartworm-positive dogs are challenging to get adopted anywhere. So how did Alachua County Animal Services adopt 11 of them out in one day?
A kennel environment can be incredibly stressful for dogs. How can shelter staff ensure dogs receive proper enrichment as well as physical and emotional care?
Review a list of grants for disaster recovery or supplies for animal shelters, including municipal agencies.
Asking good questions can change everything, including how you cope with the stress, anxiety, and compassion fatigue of working in shelters, veterinary practice, and animal rescue.
There are legal and disease control issues some may not be familiar with but need to know before bringing animals from the Hurricane Dorian-devastated Bahamas.