Sara Pizano, DVM, MA
Adjunct Lecturer In Shelter Medicine
About Sara Pizano
Dr. Sara Pizano began her career as an associate veterinarian at North Shore Animal League in Long Island before joining the Humane Society of Broward County in Florida as the Director of Veterinary Services. In 2005 Dr. Pizano was hired to overhaul Miami-Dade Animal Services, one of the top 10 largest public shelters in the country. Since 2013, Dr. Pizano has completed over 60 shelter and community assessments, beginning with state and local laws, engagement of civic leaders and decision makers, proactive community programs, strategic managed admissions, a focus on eliminating wasteful practices, and capacity for care to a positive live outcome. As the assessment team leader for the Million Cat Challenge, she coaches students and veterinarians from across the country to learn this invaluable approach. Dr. Pizano is a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences.