Catherine McManus

Catherine McManus, VMD, MPH, DACVPM, CAWA

Adjunct Lecturer In Shelter Medicine

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 273-8721
Business Email:

About Catherine McManus

Dr. Catherine (Cate) McManus is the Irving Animal Services veterinarian in Irving, Texas. Dr. McManus has been a veterinarian for over 15 years. Over nine of those 15 years have been spent in animal sheltering to include a three-year residency in Shelter Medicine at the University of Florida. When Dr. McManus was with the City of Dallas, she helped coordinate the care of “Bentley,” the pet dog that was possibly exposed to the Ebola Virus. Dr. McManus is Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Vet Corp (IRR). Dr. McManus’ current interest include emergency medicine in the animal shelter environment as well as humane animal handling. She is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator and a Fear Free Certified Practitioner.

Board Certifications

  • Shelter Medicine Practice
    American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
  • Veterinary Preventive Medicine
    American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine


Residency – Shelter Medicine
2012 · University of Florida
Master of Public Health
2006 · Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
2002 · University of Pennsylvania

Contact Details

(352) 273-8721