Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Dr. Margaret Slater > Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI > free-roaming cats

Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island > Freeroaming Cats Issues and Ideas

Dr. Margaret Slater, veterinarian and epidemiologist, visited the Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, on March 19-20 [2012] to talk about issues affecting free-roaming cats. Dr. Slater, Senior Director of Veterinary Epidemiology at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), is internationally recognized for her work on sources, problems, and potential solutions for free-roaming cats and dogs. She has authored over 85 peer-reviewed publications and two books. While at AVC she gave several talks and met with graduate and undergraduate students. Links to two of her PowerPoint presentations and a one-hour webinar are below.
Free-roaming Cats: Issues and New Ideas for (their) Survival
PowerPoint pdf
one-hour webinar version
Saving Cats' Lives in Animal Shelters through Data-driven Programs
PowerPoint pdf

Dr. Slater’s visit was sponsored by the SJDAWC, the Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research, the AVC Animal Welfare Club (with assistance from the Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada), and the PEI Humane Society.

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