In addition to our unique shelter medicine course work, Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program offers and participates in a variety of learning opportunities for veterinarians, veterinary students, and shelter professionals.
Compassion Fatigue Strategies
The Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida is once again offering its Compassion Fatigue Strategies online course with certified compassion fatigue educator Jessica Dolce. This course is open to anyone who works with animals. Learn more about Compassion Fatigue Strategies.
- COVID-19 Pandemic
- Million Cat Challenge
- Shelter Medicine
The current pandemic has led to the cancellation of in-person educational events, but provides an opportunity for shelter/rescue staff and volunteers to take advantage of the many online educational options for the animal welfare community.
Here are some recommendations:
- Fear Free Shelters is a great credential for all veterinarians, shelter staff and volunteers. Can be completed in one day and is free.
- Maddie’s® University is a free online learning management system that is comprised of a full catalog of classes to help you learn the A to Z of all things animal welfare.
- ASPCAPro offers online courses and webinars for shelter professionals
- The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement Learning Center provides educational programs for its members as well as non-members.