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Access to a Veterinarian of Record: The Vet & Rescue Relationship

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Access to veterinary support is harder than ever. Whether you’re on the sheltering side of animal care, or the veterinary side, working together can be complicated and demanding.

If you’re a shelter or rescue struggling to find or cultivate effective working relationships with veterinarians, this listening session is designed to hear your challenges and offer guidance with obtaining a veterinarian of record and maintaining an effective relationship.

If you’re a veterinary professional interested in expanding your practice to include shelters and rescues, this info session will provide a foundation of their pain points and offer ways you can assist them in saving more lives.

Watch: Access to a Veterinarian of Record: The Vet & Rescue Relationship

Watch the recorded webinar with our panelist of veterinarians, animal welfare professionals, and Shelters United leadership as we discuss how to obtain and maintain healthy working relationships with veterinarians of record, plus action steps on getting involved in a new initiative and academic study focused on solving this crucial roadblock.

Navigate the Veterinarian of Record (VOR) Webinar

05:12 – Intro of the issues the veterinary world and animal welfare world working together

09:39 – Overview of the Veterinarian of Record Relationship and the University of Florida Shelter Medicine Research Program

20:20 – Benefits and challenges of the VOR relationship from a veterinarian’s perspective

35:38 – How a VOR relationship helps Jeffersonville Animal Shelter, a discussion with JAS Director and VOR

44:30 – Q&A

Help by Taking the University of Florida Veterinarian of Record Survey

Please complete the short survey which should take no more than 10 minutes of your time: 

📋 Take the University of Florida Veterinarian of Record Survey

Participation is completely voluntary. Your responses will be anonymous and never included in any reports or publications that result from the study. However, you will have an opportunity at the end of the survey to enter your contact information if you wish to be notified about future projects intended to pilot test any findings from this survey, such as standardized VOR training, telehealth tools, or strategies for matching veterinarians with animal shelters and rescues in need of a VOR.  

The survey will be open for 3 weeks with a closing date of December 1, 2022.

Handouts and Links

📁 Veterinarian of Record Presentation

🌐 Dr. Terry Spencer’s Presentation

🌐 Dr. Terry Spencer’s Presentation (ADA)

🌐 University of Florida Shelter Medicine Distance Education, College of Veterinary Medicine

🌐 Online Program in Shelter Medicine, University of Florida

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