July 2012 by Sandra Newbury, DVM
Audience: Executive Leadership, Foster Caregivers, Public, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team
Video Length: 49 minutes
Is your shelter overwhelmed with the Association of Shelter Veterinarian's Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters? If so, you won't want to miss this presentation! Dr. Sandra Newbury, Extension Veterinarian for the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at University of California, Davis, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and Chair of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians' Task Force, gives a state of the art presentation at the 2012 ASPCA/Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference that reviews these ground-breaking guidelines which are based on the "Five Freedoms" and are designed to achieve outcomes that protect the health and well-being of sheltered animals regardless of the mission of the organization.
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About Sandra Newbury, DVM
Dr. Newbury is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine with a special interest in infectious disease and population management as they relate to group health in shelters. Dr. Newbury joined the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis in 2006. She also serves as the Chair of the Shelter Standards Task Force of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine in the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Newbury has published several articles and book chapters relevant to shelter medicine. Her work has focused on infectious disease, immunology, and population medicine to improve the understanding of shelter animal health, disease responses and animal welfare. Dr. Newbury travels throughout the year and has worked with shelters of all kinds across the U.S., and in Canada and Australia. Dr. Newbury focuses on partnerships between shelters, veterinarians and the community to improve health, welfare and positive outcomes for homeless animals.