Shelter Pain Management: What Do Veterinarians Usually Treat?

March 5, 2017

Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, director of shelter medicine in the clinical sciences department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, describes the different types of pain shelter animals may experience and what veterinarians usually have to treat.

Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, director of shelter medicine in the clinical sciences department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, describes the different types of pain shelter animals may experience and what veterinarians usually have to treat. Shelter veterinarians usually have to spay/neuter animals and treat pain associated with trauma.