Thanks to a $510,000 grant from Petco Love, highly-skilled veterinarians will go through an accelerated one-year internship with the UF Shelter Medicine Program.
The grant will support an accelerated internship program for six veterinarians.
As the nation’s animal shelters face a shortage of veterinarians trained in shelter medicine, two interns in the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF are in training to fill that critical gap.
Immersive Internship Program Powered by National Nonprofit Petco Love As animal welfare organizations nationwide struggle with the effects of the growing shortage of veterinarians, a lack of veterinary care and spay-neuter are driving euthanasia rates upward. But thanks to the generous investment by national nonprofit Petco Love, the UF College…
Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Laura Andersen-Koester Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2009-2012 Currently: VeterinarianVetco Total Care, Clive Iowa…
Do you have a deep, personal passion to change the world for shelter pets? If this is you, then you might be our next shelter medicine intern!
Some students come into veterinary school without knowing shelter medicine even exists. But for Dr. Amelia Sikora, shelter medicine is all there's ever been.
Our internship program has been expanded to include an additional position beginning in June.
Dr. Meaghan Mielo has now joined the UF Shelter Medicine Program for a one-year internship
Do you have a deep, personal passion to change the world for shelter pets? If this is you, then you might be our next shelter medicine intern.