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…
The UF CVM is the only veterinary school in the country to offer a Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare course.
Maddie's® Special Project Course offers a unique opportunity for veterinary students to take an in-depth look at this animal welfare issue.
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.