General Canine Infectious Diseases

December 2018 by Erin Henry, VMD, Instructor of Shelter Medicine, Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Audience: Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team

Video Length: 52:15

During a dog's stay in the shelter, it is of the utmost importance that we keep them as healthy as possible. From coughing to diarrhea, there is so much to consider!

This interactive session will provide an overview of the most common infectious diseases found in shelter dogs and how you can help prevent their spread.

This presentation was recorded at the 2018 ASPCA-Maddie's® Cornell Shelter Medicine Conference.

About Dr. Erin Henry

Dr. Erin Henry is a clinical instructor for the Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her DVM from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 and was a Shelter Medicine Intern at Cornell from 2012-2013.

Following her internship, she worked for a small non-profit limited admission shelter in Southern New Jersey where she provided high-quality high-volume spay neuter services and managed the care of the shelter animals, until returning to Cornell as an instructor in 2017.

Her clinical interests include: shelter animal relocation programs, management of behavioral health, high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter, diagnosis and management of infectious diseases and pet retention programs based on affordable veterinary care

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