Webinar: Introduction to shelter medicine

Key Information

CPD Hours: 2 hours

Course Length: Two hours

Course Format: Live webinar with an opportunity for Q&A with the lecturers plus access to recorded version for 2 weeks

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New for 2022

Course Information

Key Areas
  • Preventative health and disease management for groups of animals
  • Neutering - including an introduction to paediatric neutering
  • Pragmatic decision making
  • Behaviour and patient friendly handling
About this course

Are you new to shelter medicine and want to know more about the subject many new graduates are talking about? Are you involved in charity work in your practice?
Do you see recently adopted animals?  Would you like to know why shelter vets use different vaccination regimes and neutering policies?

Shelter medicine is a relatively new subject and covers many topics including preventative health for populations, high speed high-volume high-quality neutering, pragmatic decision making, and behaviour and communication with shelter stakeholders.

Join us to get an overview of this fascinating new subject and pick up some tips from our shelter team that you can take forward into your everyday practice.

Why do this course?

Find out more about the subject of shelter medicine and learn how and why to apply your small animal knowledge to multi-animal groups and rehoming settings.

The webinar will run from 12.00pm to 2.00pm London time on Friday 20th May 2022.

Recorded version will be available to purchase for £30 approximately two weeks after the completion of the live webinar.


Louise Allum, BSc MA VetMB PGCert(VetEd) MRCVS,
Head Vet, Shelter Medicine Program,
Royal Veterinary College

Lead Vet at Wood Green, the Animals Charity for Shelter Medicine Program
The Royal Veterinary College

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