Boots on the Ground: Caring for COVID-19 Exposed Pets in Shelters

April 30, 2020 by Sandra Newbury, DVM, Director of University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine Program and Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine Program and School of Veterinary Medicine - Department of Medical Sciences

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

Join Dr. Sandra Newbury, Director of University of Wisconsin's Shelter Medicine Program, for practical guidance for essential shelter workers caring for pets who have been exposed to COVID-19. From intake to outcome, she'll be sharing protocols and answering questions on how to keep yourself and the animals in your care safe.

This webcast is one hour and will be recorded.

Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 12n Pacific / 3pm Eastern

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About Dr. Sandra Newbury, DVM

Dr. Newbury helped to build the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis from 2006-2014. She served 6 years on the Board of Directors of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and was the Chair of the Shelter Standards Task Force. Dr. Newbury "saves lives and stomps out disease!" by focusing on partnerships between shelters, veterinarians and the community to decrease shelter intake and improve health, welfare and positive outcomes for homeless animals. Her academic work has focused on clinical studies in infectious disease, immunology, and population medicine to improve understanding of shelter animal health, disease response and animal welfare. Dr. Newbury travels through the year working with shelters and communities of all kinds across the US, and in Canada, Europe and Australia. Dr. Newbury and her son share their home in Madison with several minimally compliant and beloved pets.


 

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