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.Read More
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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.Read More
The UW Maddie's Shelter Medicine Elective course discusses concepts key to sheltering, and helps veterinary students, shelter professionals and volunteers and members of the community reflect on current challenges and solutions for saving lives of homeless animals.Read More
The Shelter Medicine Intensive was created as a pilot by Dr. Sandra Newbury to provide additional hands-on training in shelter medicine to veterinary students and interns, residentsRead More