Every shelter should have a coordinated response plan in place before an infectious disease outbreak happens. Shelter workers of every level should understand the distinct roles of different housing locations within the shelter, and how to best use them to protect animal health and welfare.
By the end of this webinar, you will develop an understanding about:
The difference between holding, quarantine and isolation areas
The 6 steps to effective outbreak management
This webinar is designed for anyone who provides direct animal care, as well as those who help determine policy or resource allocation for their organizations. This includes animal care staff, veterinary professionals, behavioral staff members, directors of operations and shelter managers in a variety of shelter types.
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Brian DiGangi works for the ASPCA as a Senior Director of Shelter Medicine. He received his DVM from University of Florida and completed a residency in shelter medicine, and spent several years on faculty at UF before coming to the ASPCA. Brian is board certified in both Canine and Feline Practice and Shelter Medicine Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He is a past president of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and currently serves on the boards of both ASV and the American Heartworm Society.