Medical Treatment for Dogs on a Shoestring Budget

February 2015 by Alexis Bardzinski, DVM, and Jordana Estrada

Audience: Executive Leadership, Veterinary Team

Video Length: 42 minutes

Since Austin Pets Alive! takes almost any animal from the open intake city shelter, regardless of medical issue, we see many diseases in dogs.  We will talk through the worst one, Distemper, as well as others like broken bones, mange, upper respiratory infections, orthopedic issues and much more.  This clinic stretches every dollar as far as possible to save lives and never falls back on killing to solve a problem. This presentation was part of the American Pets Alive! 2015 No-Kill Conference.

About Alexis Bardzinski, DVM

Dr. Alexis Bardzinski is from Jupiter, Florida and obtained her doctorate of veterinary medicine at Mississippi State University. Initially, she came to Austin to complete an internship in equine veterinary medicine, and then afterwards, began working in shelter medicine and performing high volume spay/neuter surgeries. She has been working as a veterinarian at Austin Pets Alive! for a little over a year and currently resides in Austin with her cattledog Paisley and crazy cat Kase.


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