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  • Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving!
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    This is the season when all of us take time to reflect on all the things we have to be grateful for. At the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at UF, that includes the incredible community of students, alums, veterinary professionals, shelters, and animal lovers who responded with such compassion to... Read more »
  • Next level training in shelter medicine: Applications close Dec. 4 for UF internship
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    Do you have a deep, personal passion to change the world for shelter pets? Are you ready to develop the knowledge, experience, and wisdom to join a shelter and make an immediate positive impact for shelter animals and the communities they live in? If this is you, then you might... Read more »
  • UF Shelter Medicine grads working for animals at home and around the globe
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    Four recent grads of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF are making a difference for animals from Florida to Texas to Kenya! Dr. Patricia Diskant found her niche at the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast in Palm City, Florida. “I absolutely love my job  and getting to put my shelter... Read more »
  • Million Cat Challenge rockets past 1 million cats saved
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    Today, Nov. 9, 2017, more than 1,200 shelters participating in the Million Cat Challenge projected they’d saved 1 million more cats, not just within the five years of the Challenge, but more than a year early. The Challenge, a joint project of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF, the UC... Read more »
  • Diverting Feline Intake: Workshop with Dr. Julie Levy, Best Friends, and the Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organizations
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    Would you like to empower your shelter staff to mitigate nuisance complaints, implement alternative solutions for impoundment, strengthen your ability to play a key role in keeping cats in their environment, collaborate with others, address nuisance ordinances, and more? Then join Best Friends and the Florida Association of Animal Welfare... Read more »

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