UGA vet school to host event on shelter medicine

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia’s veterinary school is set to host a symposium on shelter medicine.

The school says the sixth annual Shelter Medicine Symposium will be held at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine on Jan. 12.

The daylong event will focus on management and medicine practices for local and regional animal shelters. Veterinary professionals from Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina who work in animal control facilities and humane societies, or with animal rescue groups are encouraged to attend.

The event is hosted by the student chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and the UGA CVM Shelter Medicine Program. There is no registration fee, but all participants must register by Jan. 4. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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