Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program

Saving lives through science, leadership, and service.

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Mailing Address

Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
S1-064 Schurman Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853



(607) 253-3857

IMPORTANT: If your telephone service will not accept blocked calls, please note that we will not be able to return your call. In this event, please also leave an email address so we can contact you.

If you are a shelter or rescue group interested in our outreach services, please visit our Services & Training section.

If you are interested in our academic training, please visit our For Veterinarians and For Veterinary Students sections.

Outbreak Response Assistance

ATTENTION! If you are experiencing what seems to be a disease outbreak in your shelter, please first email us at  In addition, you may also call our Consultation hotline at 1-607-882-0179 and speak to our veterinary staff for assistance. Our regular Consultation hotline hours are 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. We do have staff on-call outside of those hours who will get back to you as soon as possible.