Increasing the life-saving capacity of animal shelters and communities through education, shelter outreach, and development of new knowledge

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Now Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Northern Tier Shelter Fellowship Program!

The UW Northern Tier Shelter Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for shelters in Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The program offers additional training for shelter staff to increase the quality of care within shelters and life-saving capacity of their communities. Up to two staff in leadership roles per shelter will participate. This program is modeled after the highly successful Maddie’s UW/UCD Shelter Medicine Veterinary Fellowship which open to veterinarians.

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Now Accepting Applications for Maddie's UW/UCD Combined Shelter Medicine Fellowships 2019-2020

The Maddie's UW / UCD fellowship positions were created to help provide shelter veterinarians with additional training to help them deliver life-saving knowledge and services to our nation’s homeless pets.

The fellowships provide unique opportunities for practitioners to learn via clinical interaction with the University of Wisconsin and UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Programs and with a variety of animal shelters throughout the United States and Canada, as well as other international countries. 

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UW Shelter Medicine Program Strategizes with Franklin County Dog Shelter

How can caring for fewer dogs each day mean you're helping more dogs? How can dog care tasks be done in less time but with better results? These scenarios and more were explained to the Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center in a report from the University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine Program (UWSMP) following an outbreak of distemper at the shelter in Columbus, Ohio.

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