Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell

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Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell


Resources for Working with Veterinarians

Recruiting a Veterinarian for Your Organization
This article is authored by Dr. Jim Weedon and the National Task Force to Advance High Quality/High Volume Spay/Neuter. It explains strategies to recruit and retain a veterinarian to work for your spay/neuter clinic.

AVMA Position Statement
What does the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) have to say about veterinarians working with humane organizations and animal control agencies? Find out by reading their position statement and guidelines on this subject.

Association for Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) Position Statements
The Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ (ASV) Executive Board has developed position statements in response to the growing demand from ASV members, state veterinary boards and animal shelters for guidelines and expert opinions on a variety of subjects that present common medical and management dilemmas. The position statements are offered primarily as a service to ASV members to help raise the standards of care for animal shelter medicine and should be used accordingly. Read the Position Statement on Veterinary Supervision in Animal Shelters here.