While COVID spread across the country, another disease was spreading inside Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services: Canine pneumovirus.
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.
Animal advocates met in in Vietnam last month to discuss and develop a collaborative strategy to tackle the illegal trafficking of dogs to supply the nation’s brutal dog meat trade.
The Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program is pleased to announce five tuition reimbursement scholarships have been awarded for students who completed the summer Shelter Medicine course, Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems.
Four recent grads of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF are making a difference for animals from Florida to Texas to Kenya!