Coccidia in a Shelter Setting

July 2013 by Danielle Boes, DVM

Audience: Veterinary Team

Video Length: 24 minutes

Coccidia is a hearty organism that can cause unrelenting issues in the animal shelter. This talk, presented at the 2013 ASPCA/Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference by Dr. Danielle Boes, the Janet L. Swanson Intern for Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell University, will review best practices in managing, treating and preventing these organisms in your population.

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About Danielle Boes, DVM

Dr. Danielle Boes is originally from the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario, in Canada. She attended the University of Guelph and completed her Bachelors of Science in 2009 and then continued on to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2013. During veterinary school, Dr. Boes participated in outreach initiatives such as the Global Vets Program, where she travelled to East Africa to promote animal welfare and provide veterinary care. Additionally, Dr. Boes co-founded the Community Outreach Program, which focused on student learning opportunities and communities in need. However, it wasn't until her HSVMA-RAVS trip to South Dakota to provide free veterinary care to underserved, rural communities, that she really solidified her future career goals in shelter medicine.



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