March 29, 2017

What is the Future of Animal Shelters?

Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, director of shelter medicine in the clinical sciences department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, hopes and expects the nation will start looking like the northeast corner of the country in that all adoptable animals are getting adopted and euthanasia for healthy adoptable animals is coming to an end.


Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, director of shelter medicine in the clinical sciences department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, hopes and expects the nation will start looking like the northeast corner of the country in that all adoptable animals are getting adopted and euthanasia for healthy adoptable animals is coming to an end.

This will allow animals shelters to gain more resources to help animals with rehabilitation and serious medical challenges that shelters don’t have the resources to do currently.

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