Published: Oct 31st, 2019
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 […]
Published: Jun 14th, 2019
Read more about the next chapter in the story of Villa Michelle Albergue Animales shelter in Mayagúez, Puerto Rico.
Published: Mar 28th, 2019
Thanks to an incredible volunteer for the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, many cats and kittens in Puerto Rico have toys to give them comfort and enrichment while they’re in the shelter.
Published: Mar 21st, 2019
Although there continue to be challenges for the shelters in Puerto Rico, progress is being made.
Published: Feb 8th, 2019
With one round still to go, the massive event — the largest coalition effort ever to conduct spay/neuter and vaccination clinics for free — has already spayed/neutered and vaccinated 22,922 pets!
Published: Nov 25th, 2018
It was hard not to feel overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone working so hard to make a difference for the pets and people of Puerto Rico during the first two rounds of Spayathon for Puerto Rico.
Published: Nov 16th, 2018
Dr. Julie Levy and the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF team were proud to be in Puerto Rico to study the largest spay/neuter event ever attempted.
Published: Nov 2nd, 2018
Round two of Spayathon Puerto Rico, a comprehensive 18-month project to perform 20,000 surgeries, launches Nov. 3-9.
Published: Oct 10th, 2018
Shannon Jackson joined the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine team when we visited Puerto Rico this summer to document our shelter consultations there.
Published: Aug 15th, 2018
The shelter has been overwhelmed with animals since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the island last fall.