Shelter Veterinarians: Practical, Flexible, and Adaptable

April 25, 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, says that one of the great things about shelter veterinarians is their ability to come up with a practical treatment plan for patients.

Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, director of shelter medicine in the clinical sciences department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, says that one of the great things about shelter veterinarians is their ability to come up with a practical treatment plan for patients.

She believes that veterinary practitioners can learn from this by also making practical treatment plans if they’re faced with owners who may not have the resources to take care of their animal.