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Shelter Medicine Aspirations

Morris Animal Foundation Scholarship Encourages Student’s Shelter Medicine Aspirations

From the moment Amanda Payne walked through the door of her local shelter as an eager high school student, she knew she had found her calling – a shelter medicine veterinarian. It was at the shelter that Amanda met Keena, “a quiet blue pit bull with the softest gaze, an ear with a strange little fold at the tip, and a wiggly, happy greeting for everyone she met.”

November 21, 2017

Dr Kevin Fitzgerald - blog

Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald – A Tireless Advocate for Animals and Science

While rattlesnakes might not be most people’s choice for a study subject, for Dr. Fitzgerald it’s a living being worthy of our understanding. It’s his passion for animals that also draws him to Morris Animal Foundation, and inspires his support for an organization whose mission is to advance the health of animals.

November 16, 2017

Prion

Prions – Zombies of the Infectious Disease World

In the closing days of 1984, when veterinarian David Bee was called out to look at a sick cow on a farm in Sussex, England, little did he realize that he was about to examine the first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) – mad cow disease – in the United Kingdom.

November 14, 2017