Insights on Treating URI in Animal Shelters

April 2012 by Annette Litster, BVSc, PhD, MMedSci, Fellow ACVSC

Audience: Veterinary Team

Video Length: 5 minutes

Dr. Annette Litster, Director of Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Purdue University talks about her latest research findings on treating upper respiratory infection in dogs and cats in animal shelters. Her research was conducted at PAWS Chicago.

About Annette Litster, BVSc, PhD, MMedSci, Fellow ACVSC

Dr. Litster, Director of Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, graduated from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia in 1982 and became a registered specialist in Feline Medicine in 2001 after successfully completing a Fellowship of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination. She was awarded a PhD in 2004 and a Master of Medical Science in Clinical Epidemiology in 2006. Dr. Litster has recently completed a major study on the prevalence of protective antibody titers to canine parvovirus and distemper and the response to modified live vaccination at PAWS Chicago and the Humane Society of Indianapolis.

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