Shelter Medicine for Veterinary Support Staff

April 2017

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

Charleston Animal Society was founded in 1874 with a mission to prevent cruelty to animals.They were the first No-Kill community in the Southeast.Shelter medicine has been a big part of their success and now they would like to share that success with others via the Maddie's Shelter Medicine for Veterinary Support Staff Apprenticeship at Charleston Animal Society. This apprenticeship focuses on shelter medicine for animal care techs and assistants, surgical techs, vet assistants, and medical records techs.

In this short presentation you will be introduced to many of the excellent programs at the Charleston Animal Society including their shelter medicine program.

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Public Health and Zoonotic Diseases

Dr. Lucy Fuller, Senior Director of Veterinary Care at Charleston Animal Society, will be going over common zoonotic diseases and parasites that can be found in pets during this short presentation.

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History, Physical Exam and Record Keeping

In this short presentation, Dr. Lucy Fuller, Senior Director of Veterinary Care at Charleston Animal Society, covers topics such as the importance of taking a complete history on an animal, as well as how to compile that history, complete a physical exam and properly record everything.

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Nutrition

Learn about general information and special cases involving nutrition with Dr. Lucy Fuller, Senior Director of Veterinary Care at Charleston Animal Society.

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