UF's shelter medicine program is unique in the country, thanks to ongoing support from Maddie's Fund.
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.
You can now earn Maddie’s® Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine entirely online. Please click below to learn more about the courses and scholarship opportunities that are available for you.
From her first days volunteering at her local shelter, Dr. Lauren Rockey knew she was destined to become a shelter veterinarian.
Resident Dr. Katherine Polak blogs about her exploration of Shelter Medicine in Hong Kong.
Five graduates in the UF CVM Class of 2012 were awarded the Maddie's Certificate in Shelter Medicine, recognizing their intensive study aimed at a better future for shelter pets.
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.
Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak's last blog post from Thailand, where she provided assistance to an emergency shelter to help dogs affected by this year's severe flooding.
When Hurricane Katrina devastated communities along the coast, rescue organizations from across the country stepped in to support displaced companion animals. But testing nearly 500 animals revealed infectious disease concerns in animals that were transported nationwide. This article in DVM360 highlights our study and explores issues of inter-regional rescue and…