“Some cats had stress-induced urinary conditions and fractures. We saw a bunny who refused to eat, a dog who was rescued after nearly drowning in a pool, an orphaned baby squirrel, a chicken with a fractured wing . . . On the second day of operation, we welcomed more than 240 patients.”
While COVID spread across the country, another disease was spreading inside Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services: Canine pneumovirus.
Shelter Medicine Certificate Graduates ClASS of 2023 Class of 2022…
Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Laura Andersen-Koester Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2009-2012 Currently: VeterinarianVetco Total Care, Clive Iowa…
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.
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,…
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."
What happens when a 9-year veteran of a municipal shelter gets a Master’s Degree in shelter medicine? He helps shelters across his state benefit from what he learned.
One shelter operations manager wanted to challenge her team’s attitude toward adopters.
Thanks to the efforts of a UF Shelter Medicine alum, the Cambodian dog meat trade may be coming to an end.