Don't Be a Fomite Principles of Disease Transmission

July 2012 by Erin Henry, VMD

Audience: Executive Leadership, Foster Caregivers, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team

Video Length: 25 minutes

Animal shelters can be a breeding ground for infectious diseases. Want to learn how staff and volunteers can help keep the animals healthy? Dr. Erin Henry, Swanson Intern in Shelter Medicine at Cornell University, will share with you common methods by which diseases are spread through a shelter - you may be surprised to learn the role YOU play!

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About Erin Henry, VMD

Dr. Henry is currently the Janet Swanson Intern in Shelter Medicine at Cornell University. Dr. Henry received her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Behavior from Bucknell University in 2007 and her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. While a veterinary student, she was President of the Humane Education Club and volunteered with the Philadelphia Zoo and Philadelphia Animal Care and Control. Her particular interests include proactive, bully-breed behavior programs and animal behavior.



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