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Recent News from the Online Certificate Program

  • New! Compassion in Balance self-study course enrolling now
    If scheduling or financial constraints have stopped you from enrolling in our Compassion Fatigue Strategies online course, there’s a new option now available. It’s a self-paced course by the same instructor, Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator Jessica Dolce. Enrollment is now open for Compassion in Balance, a six module online course, which... Read more »
  • Take this survey on bullying and support in animal welfare
    Have you experienced bullying or personal attacks in person or on social media related to your animal welfare paid or volunteer work? A graduate student in the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida is gathering information about bullying for her Capstone Project. Your participation will help establish... Read more »
  • Hot news on false negative heartworm tests in shelter dogs
    Have you ever tested a dog in your shelter who you were certain would be heartworm positive, only to have the test come back negative? A new testing technique may reveal that dog is positive after all. In a study published in the November 2017 issue of the journal Parasites and... Read more »
  • UF Shelter Medicine team helping animals in Puerto Rico
    The animal shelters of Puerto Rico need a helping hand, and the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF is lending one. Dr. Julie Levy, Dr. Cynda Crawford, Dr. Sarah Kirk , and Cameron Moore are currently on the ground in Puerto Rico at the Villa Michelle Albergue Animales in Mayagúez. Villa... Read more »
  • Webinar: Getting grants from the ASPCA
    Would you like to get funding from the ASPCA? They’ve just launched a new grants portal, and are offering a free webinar to help animal organizations take advantage of opportunities to fund their lifesaving work. The webinar will be held on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at 3 PM Eastern. It will... Read more »

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