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What we’re reading about diversity and equity in animal welfare

Animal shelters and rescue groups – like the veterinary profession – have long lacked diversity in leadership, staff, and volunteers, who are overwhelmingly white, female, and prosperous. There is ample evidence that this lack of inclusivity prevents shelters from fully serving the needs of their community.

WATCH: Caring for COVID-19 Exposed Pets in Shelters

In this recorded webinar, Dr. Sandra Newbury, Director of University of Wisconsin's Shelter Medicine Program, gives practical guidance for essential shelter workers caring for pets who have been exposed to COVID-19.