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  • New! Compassion in Balance self-study course enrolling now
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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