Vet to Vet Recuvrya

October 2013 by Katherine Polak, DVM, MPH, MS, DACVPM

Audience: Veterinary Team

Video Length: 13 minutes

Dr. Katherine Polak, Senior Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Resident at the University of Florida, discusses a new kind of medication for treating post-surgical pain in dogs. This talk was given at the Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference track of the 2013 No More Homeless Pets National Conference.

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About Katherine Polak, DVM

Dr. Katherine Polak is the Senior Resident in Shelter Medicine for Maddie's® Shelter medicine Program at the University of Florida. Her research and clinical interests focus on the health and welfare of animals in shelters, disaster response, international trap/neuter/return programs and feline infectious diseases. She graduated magna cum laude from Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a shelter medicine and surgery internship at Colorado State University. She also has completed a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Iowa and is currently finishing a Master of Forensic Science degree from the University of Florida.

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