Video Length: 55 minutes
Decreasing the incidence of feline upper respiratory disease requires the collaboration and cooperation of every single person who works in the animal shelter. This lecture reviews best practices in preventing this disease, and offer new approaches for managing and monitoring cats in shelter environments which put the LVT at the center of animal health management. This is a presentation from the 2015 ASPCA-Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference at Cornell University.
Jodi Boyd completed a Bachelor of Science, Honors in Zoology at the University of Guelph in 2007. After spending several years working and volunteering in various small animal veterinary positions, Jodi began her education at the Ontario Veterinary College where she obtained a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. During her time at the Ontario Veterinary College, Jodi had the pleasure of working with several veterinary groups where she developed her passion for shelter medicine, One Health, and community outreach. She accepted a position as the Shelter Medicine Intern at Cornell University in the summer of 2015. In her free time, Jodi loves spending time outdoors with her fiancé and their two dogs or snuggling on the couch for catnaps with her domestic short hair.