Cornell University

ASPCA Cornell Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference

Friday, July 28, 2017 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Cornell University107 Jessup Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, Robert Purcell Community Center 107 Jessup Road, Ithaca, NY 14853

July 28 - 30, 2017

The ASPCA Cornell Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Conference, now in its 13th year, provides highly relevant information designed to enhance quality of life for shelter animals and the professionals who work with them.

Presentations are given over the course of 2 ½ days by speakers in four tracks: DVM, LVT, Management, and Staff & Volunteers.

This year’s conference will feature 41 workshops on topics that include:

  • Behavioral pharmacology
  • Orthopedic surgery in a shelter setting
  • Animal cruelty law (including a mock trial on cruelty investigation)
  • Animal fighting
  • Equine welfare
  • Basic care of wildlife
  • Basic care of reptiles
  • Infectious disease outbreak
  • Social media and marketing
  • Humane education programs and camps
  • Burnout in the animal shelter
  • Customer service for social change

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CVM - Population Medicine & Diagnostics, College of Veterinary Medicine


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Sarah Nickerson

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