Veterinary students earn the Certificate in Shelter Medicine after completing a rigorous series of electives, clerkships, and externships throughout all 4 years of veterinary school. The 15-credit certificate is an internationally recognized credential of outstanding achievement and day-one readiness for animal welfare practice. Armed with these skills, our alumni…
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to experience a model cat program? Three UFCVM students recently did just that during externships at Cat Depot in Sarasota, Fla.
Students learn a lot in the classroom — but there’s nothing like going hands-on in an animal shelter to prepare future shelter veterinarians to help our nation’s homeless pets.
Nine shelter medicine certificate students will gain hands-on experience in Shelter Medicine and High Quality High Volume Spay and Neuter programs throughout the country.
Maddie's Certificate in Shelter Medicine is a one-of-a-kind program designed to provide veterinary students with specialized knowledge to make a difference for shelter pets.
Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak worked with Humane Society International's Bhutan program for the development of a sustainable solution for dog population management.
Resident Dr. Katherine Polak blogs about her exploration of Shelter Medicine in Hong Kong.
Being 120 years old is not a license for laziness! Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Laura Andersen reflects on the great work one inspirational shelter is doing.
Attention UF veterinary students! If you're interested in learning HQHVSN to help save the world (or at least the dogs and cats that are in it!), then MSMP can help.
Shelter Medicine externs will spend most of their time working with a veterinarian in the shelter. Spay/Neuter externs, students will spend most of their time developing their surgical proficiency.