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UW Maddie's Shelter Medicine 2020/2021 Internship live webinar meet and greet 11/21/19

University of Wisconsin-Madison Shelter Medicine Program is announcing a great opportunity to learn more about our 2020/2021 Shelter Medicine Internship through a live web conference on Thursday November 21th at 6pm CST.

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UW Shelter Medicine Assists with Cases of Influenza in Shelter Dogs

Nine dogs in two Oakland, California animal shelters have tested positive for canine influenza. The Shelter Medicine program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is working closely with the shelters to manage the cases and implement precautionary measures.

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UW Shelter Medicine Program assists Wisconsin animal shelters with canine brucellosis response

The UW Shelter Medicine Program is helping several Wisconsin shelters after two dogs from a transport tested positive for Brucella canis.

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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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Join us in Madison for Emancipet New School Seminar Veterinarian to Leader: Leadership Skills for Medical Directors on July 9-10, 2018

We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting Emancipet New School, with special thanks to presenting funder PetSmart Charities, as they facilitate their seminar Veterinarian to Leader in Madison on July 9-10! Email newschool@emancipet.org to register.

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Now Hiring! Pets for Life Program Coordinator at Dane County Humane Society

We are partnering with Dane County Humane Society and Pets for Life for an exciting opportunity to implement Pets for Life in Madison, Wisconsin. Dane County Humane Society is looking for a strategic, flexible professional with a passion for working with people and animals to join our team as a full-time Program Coordinator to support our Pets for Life program and team. Learn more and apply today!

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Now Accepting Applications: 2018/2019 Maddie's Shelter Medicine Internship!

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Shelter Medicine Program and Dane County Humane Society seek qualified applicants for a one year Maddie's Shelter Medicine Internship for graduate veterinarians. There are two positions available.

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H7N2 Influenza in Shelter Cats in New York City

When Avian Influenza H7N2 infected cats in a New York City animal shelter in late 2016 it was the first outbreak of its kind and the first documented case of cat-to-cat transmission, all in the most populous city in the United States.

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FAQs: Feline infections with influenza A in New York

We have recently assisted with cases of influenza A in cats in a shelter in New York City. Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions.

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UW SHELTER MEDICINE, WVDL ASSIST WITH CASES OF INFLUENZA IN SHELTER CATS

MADISON - Thirteen cats in a New York City shelter have tested positive for influenza A. One of them has died. The Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) and the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL) are working closely with the shelter to test and manage the cases.

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