Portal practice!

Earlier this week, our shelter medicine interns, Dr. Megan Stapleton and Dr. Meagan Wentworth were able to practice cutting portals in a bank of cat cages in preparation for upcoming work Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell will be doing at the SPCA of Tompkins County and in future consultations to help of other shelters Read More…

We want your story!

Hey there Shelties — People find themselves in animal welfare from all types of backgrounds.  When I travel around to shelters, I often ask staff how they came to be at the shelter.  While some took fairly traditional routes working their way up from cleaning kennels to managing missions, more often than not people smile Read More…

Regional Shelter Staff and Cornell Shelter Medicine come together for Disaster Response Training

Last weekend, a group of New York State shelter staff and Cornell Shelter Medicine staff and veterinary students came together for a 2-day workshop on Responding to Animals in Disasters at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Hosted by Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell University and funded through Engaged Cornell, attendees got to Read More…