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Unlocking Humane Solutions to Animal Welfare Problems Our experienced faculty members explore the big issues for Shelter Medicine. Study ideas almost always arise as problems animal welfare workers are encountering in the field. We also rely on these shelter partners as priceless sources of data from the frontlines and appreciate…

Dog Breed Identification Chart & Photos

Faculty and students from the Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine conducted a national survey of dog experts to compare their best guesses for the breeds of dogs in a series of photographs. These visual assessments were compared to DNA breed profiles for the…

Disease Prevention and Response in Animal Shelters

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.

2016 Animal Sheltering Statistics

Haston R, Abbondanza M, Buckman J, Cosby-Jennings S, Dixon J, Fricke I, Haworth D, Ippoliti-Smith M, Kelley N, Levy JK, Kent S, Kilmer V, McHugh-Smith J, Pedersen L, Robertson J, Reed A, Telford J, Thompson S, Webber D, White S, and Zeidman S. 2018 Shelter Animals Count.