Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak is blogging from Thailand, where she's providing assistance to an emergency shelter that's helping dogs affected by this year's severe flooding.
Dr. Katherine Polak, a trainee in Maddie's Shelter Medicine Residency, is spending four weeks in Asia learning about community animal issues and assisting with the emergency sheltering of dogs displaced during the recent devastating floods in Bangkok, Thailand. She's keeping us posted on her adventures from across the globe.
When Hurricane Katrina devastated communities along the coast, rescue organizations from across the country stepped in to support displaced companion animals. But testing nearly 500 animals revealed infectious disease concerns in animals that were transported nationwide. This article in DVM360 highlights our study and explores issues of inter-regional rescue and…
The UF CVM is the only veterinary school in the country to offer a Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare course.
Maddie's Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Cate McManus led the veterinary triage team that rescued more than 700 cats. More than two months later, they're finally finding happy homes.
Maddie's® Special Project Course offers a unique opportunity for veterinary students to take an in-depth look at this animal welfare issue.
We are please to invite veterinarians, technicians, and program managers to two full days of continuing education during the Fourth Annual Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference. We are delighted to bring a great breadth of speaker expertise to this conference. Many of the topics, including behavior assessment tools…
When more than 700 cats were seized from an alleged tragic hoarding situation in their hometown, veterinary students at the University of Florida stepped up to help.