December 2018 by Holly Putnam, DVM, Director of Operations and Outreach, Shelter Outreach Services, Ithaca NY

Audience: Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team

Video Length: 39:01

If you would love to participate in shelter animal lifesaving programs but the thought of accidentally transporting a serious medical condition into your facility scares the heck out of you, then watch this seminar.

Dr. Putnam discusses best practices of transport programs and other tips to help minimize risk, while maximizing lifesaving.

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

About Holly Putnam

Dr. Holly Putnam is a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University. After graduation she returned to her home state of New York where she practiced small animal medicine in the Albany region. In 2008, Dr. Putnam relocated to Austin, Texas, where she worked in a HVHQSN clinic providing spay/neuter/wellness services to low-income neighborhoods and area shelters.

It was during that time that Dr. Putnam was able to see first-hand the challenges that shelters face in providing care to homeless animals. This experience sparked a passion for shelter medicine, which Dr. Putnam now dedicates her career to. Currently, Dr. Putnam is the Director of Operations and Outreach for Shelter Outreach Services in Ithaca, New York. Dr. Putnam is a board member and Secretary for the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.