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Sandra Newbury

Expert on animal sheltering, animal welfare, community efforts for homeless animals, infectious disease, canine influenza, canine distemper, and outbreak response

Director, University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine Program, Assistant Professor, UW School of Veterinary Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine Work: 608-335-2122 — Home and cell phones available upon request


  • Community programs to keep animals with their owners, decrease shelter intake and increase life saving for homeless animals
  • Infectious diseases of companion animals such as: canine respiratory disease, canine influenza, canine distemper, feline respiratory disease, canine parvo virus and feline panleukopenia
  • Animal sheltering, care of animals in shelters, population medicine, maximizing live release and life saving in shelters


  • Founding Board Member, Shelter Animals Count National Database
  • Member, Canine Influenza Task Force
  • Chair, Shelter Standards Task Force Past Board member, Association of Shelter Veterinarians