Animal Shelter Medicine
presentation by Dr. Jyothi Robertson, DVM
Dr. Robertson is an internationally known speaker and consultant on shelter and animal welfare issues and owner of JVR Shelter Strategies (www.shelterstrategies.com).
This rpesentation aims to inform about the role of medicine in shelters, along with implementation of various strategies effective in helping to keep shelter animals safe, happy, and healthy.
The dedicated work behind the scenes in shelters affects the lives of our pets and our communities every day. Come and learn from one of the top veterinarians in this emerging specialty about how medicine is approached in a shelter setting. The 1 hour lecture will introduce the Association of Shelter Veterinarians' Shelter Guidelines. Examples and case histories will demonstrate the benefit to shelters of these effective and powerful tools.