Progress made over decades to control overpopulation of dogs and cats through high-volume spay-neuter surgeries is at risk.
Thanks to a collaboration between the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and Alachua County, students at the college have gained an opportunity for hands-on learning in the field of shelter medicine and the college has enhanced the offerings of its shelter program to better serve the local community.
After reviewing the published literature and field experience, the Shelter Medicine Academic Consortium has issued new guidelines recommending elimination of quarantines for animals exposed to COVID.
A year of COVID, innovation, collaboration, and inspiration.
Going directly from their current home to their new home is the best outcome for pets.
Image Gallery Veterinary students collect samples for infectious disease testing from shelter dogs. Sophomore veterinary student Patrick Frenzer and the research team including Dr. Kris Cooke, Sylvia Tucker,… Sampling for infections disease The following sample protocols represent evidence-based standards of care from various industry guidelines and published peer-reviewed articles.
Program to help animal shelters reduce feline euthanasia surpasses expectations
Study finds that implementation of a behavior assessment makes cats more adoptable at one municipal animal shelter
This Spring 17 UF College of Veterinary Medicine graduates earned the Maddie's Professional Certificate and 11 veterinarians and veterinary students from around the world earned the Maddie's Graduate Certificate
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