Cornell Conference 2012

Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell University co-hosted a 2-day conference featuring experts on shelter behavior, disease, emergency care and shelter management.

Don't Be a Fomite Principles of Disease Transmission

July 2012

Animal shelters can be a breeding ground for infectious diseases. Dr. Erin Henry shares common methods by which diseases are spread through a shelter. Learn More

Enrichment and Training

July 2012

Ms. Bollen talks about the benefits of enrichment and training for both dogs and cats, as well as the value of these programs in enhancing opportunities for adoption. Learn More

Lifesaving Intake Protocols and Preventative Care

July 2012

Intake procedures and ongoing activities designed to protect shelter animal health and wellness. Learn More

Metrics for Disease Management

July 2012

Metrics are essential to monitoring population health and evaluating the effectiveness of changes in protocols and management strategies. Learn More

Metrics for Managing Infectious Disease

July 2012

Population management involves the integration of disease recording as it occurs, and the calculation and monitoring of key disease metrics over time. Learn More

Panleukopenia and Parvovirus

July 2012

Dr. Berliner shares relevant updates on panleukopenia and parvovirus, a description of diagnostic tests that are available, and recommendations regarding management of such diseases in the shelter environment. Learn More

Stress Reduction for Shelter Cats

July 2012

Various strategies for reducing the stress experienced by cats in a shelter environment. Learn More

Stress Reduction for Shelter Dogs

July 2012

Various strategies for reducing the stress experienced by dogs in a shelter environment. Learn More

Zoonoses

July 2012

Dr. Newmark discusses zoonotic diseases that are commonly seen in animal shelters as well as strategies for their prevention and control. Learn More