Posts tagged as

Shelter Medicine

Adventures in Shelter Medicine

Shelter Medicine Resident Dr. Katherine Polak's last blog post from Thailand, where she provided assistance to an emergency shelter to help dogs affected by this year's severe flooding.

Tracking Infectious Disease After Katrina

When Hurricane Katrina devastated communities along the coast, rescue organizations from across the country stepped in to support displaced companion animals.  But testing nearly 500 animals revealed infectious disease concerns in animals that were transported nationwide.  This article in DVM360 highlights our study and explores issues of inter-regional rescue and…

Shelter Medicine Externships

Shelter Medicine externs will spend most of their time working with a veterinarian in the shelter. Spay/Neuter externs, students will spend most of their time developing their surgical proficiency.