Emergency and Critical Care in the Shelter and Spay/Neuter Clinic

September 2016 by Gretchen Schoeffler, DVM, DACVECC

Audience: Executive Leadership, Veterinary Team

Video Length: 50 minutes

No matter what setting you work in, all veterinarians will encounter and must be prepared to handle emergency cases in their practices, shelters, and spay/neuter clinics. This presentation covers the identification, treatment, management, and – where possible – the prevention of the most common emergency scenarios in shelters and spay/neuter clinics. This presentation was recorded at the 2016 ASPCA Cornell Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine conference at Cornell University.

About Gretchen Schoeffler


Dr. Schoeffler has been practicing veterinary emergency and critical care medicine since 1996, and serves as section chief of the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Service. She received her DVM from Texas A&M University. Following graduation, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia and a residency in emergency and critical care at Tufts University. She is certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

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