Brenda Griffin

Brenda Griffin, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DABVP

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor Of Shelter Medicine

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 273-8660
Business Email:

About Brenda Griffin

Dr. Griffin is an adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in Shelter Medicine at the University of Florida. Her professional interests surround shelter animal behavior and welfare, population health and wellness, and strategies to prevent animals from entering shelters. Dr. Griffin was a co-founder of the Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs. She served on the Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ Board of Directors. She is a co-author of ASV’s Guidelines for High Quality High Volume Spay Neuter and ASV’s Guideline for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters. She served as the Regent for the new specialty in Shelter Medicine: ABVP-SMP and remains actively involved with leadership. Currently, she is the lead author for the Fear Free Shelter Program. Dr. Griffin lives in South Carolina.


Fear Free Elite Professional Certification, Fear Free Trainer Certified
2019 · Fear Free

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
  • Shelter Medicine Practice
    American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP)


Master of Science
2001 · Auburn University
Residency – Small Animal Internal Medicine
1999 · Auburn University
Internship – Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
1991 · Angell Memorial Animal Hospital
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1990 · University of Georgia

Contact Details

(352) 273-8660