Part one of this two-part webinar series will offer a review of the risk factors in shelters that contribute to infectious disease transmission and provide up-to-date information on various disinfectant products commonly used.
By the end of this webinar, you can develop an understanding about:
Risk factors for infectious disease in shelters
Steps for creating an effective sanitation protocol for any shelter
Which disinfectant products are effective against which diseases
Staff and volunteers of shelter and rescue organizations, especially directors of operations and managers, will benefit from this 30-minute webinar.
DVM, DABVP (Shelter Medicine Practice), Senior Director, Shelter Medicine, ASPCA
Chumkee obtained her DVM degree at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She completed a rotating internship at the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in NYC in 2013 and a shelter medicine residency with the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis, in 2016. She currently works for the ASPCA as a senior director in the shelter medicine services department. Her areas of focus include the role of community collaboration in mitigating pet homelessness, proactive shelter population management, and infectious disease prevention in shelters. Chumkee is board certified in Shelter Medicine Practice through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. She joined the ASV Board in 2017 and currently serves as the Board President.