Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program

Saving lives through science, leadership, and service.

Lectures & Continuing Education

Lectures & Workshops

  • Half-day (4 hr) Workshop......$350

  • Full-day (8 hr) Workshop......$500

Listed below are the lectures offered regarding medical/physical wellness in the shelter. Shelters can request any combination of the lectures to be presented at their workshop. Estimated times for each presentation are listed so you can plan your half-day (4 hr) or full-day (8 hr) workshop.

Shelter Medical Lectures/Workshops

  • Feline Respiratory Complex - causes, treatment and prevention (1.5 hrs)
  • Canine Respiratory Complex - causes, treatment and prevention (1 hr)
  • Identification & Management of Infectious Disease - such as parasitic diseases, parvovirus, distemper and ringworm (1hr for each topic)
  • Infectious Disease Risks to Staff, Volunteers & the Public (1.5 hrs)
  • Investigation and Management of Outbreaks (1.5 hrs)
  • Cleaning and Disinfection (1.5 hrs)
  • Vaccination (1 hr)
  • Designing an Effective Intake Program (1 hr)
  • The Importance of Daily Rounds (1 hr)
  • Foster Programs (1 hr)
  • Initiating a Transport Program (1 hr)
  • Designing a More Efficient Spay/Neuter Program (1.5 hrs)
  • Other topics by request