About Katherine C Polak
Dr. Katherine Polak is the Head of Stray Animal Care – Southeast Asia for FOUR PAWS International, a global animal welfare organization working to end the suffering of wild, stray, and farm animals. Dr. Polak currently manages the FOUR PAWS companion animal programs in Southeast Asia, with a special focus on combating the cruel dog and cat meat trade. A specialist in both Shelter Medicine and Veterinary Preventive Medicine, her focus is on veterinary training, high-quality high-volume spay/neuter programs, and organizational capacity building. She works closely FOUR PAWS’ partner organizations in Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand to create a strong network of stray animal care programs in the region. In 2018, Dr. Polak became the Medical Director for the Humane Society of the United States Spayathon for Puerto Rico.
Board certification in Shelter Medicine PracticeAmerican Board of Veterinary Practitioners
Board certification in Shelter Medicine PracticeAmerican College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine