Spring Conference Spotlight: Lessons & Data From 50,000 S/N Surgeries

Spayathon For Puerto Rico. In the wake of Hurricane Maria in 2017, The Humane Society of the United States led a coalition of 26 organizations to bring high-quality high-volume spay/neuter to Puerto Rico.

After more than fifty thousand surgeries, the sharing of HQHVSN techniques with local orgs and enthusiastic community support, two important results were achieved. First, high standards and low complications are possible in MASH settings, and second, the foundation has been laid for longterm, sustainable efforts across Puerto Rico.

Join Dr. Jennifer Bolser, Spayathon For Puerto Rico’s Medical Director; ViDAS President & co-founder, Dr. Ruth Parkin, and Dr. Julie Levy, University of Florida Professor of Shelter Medicine, to dig into the data and learn more about the program. They’ll be presenting an hour-long session during the Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement tomorrow, June 8, at  3 pm ET.

The presenters are graciously sharing materials, including a complete guidebook and compilation of protocols, that can be used to replicate this work at other locations.

Don’t wanna miss out on Tuesday? There’s still time to register for the conference and attend the session live at 3 ET tomorrow, or use your conference login to watch the recording anytime through August 31. The recording and the live session are both approved for 1 CAWA CE, but only the live session is approved for RACE CEs—so if you are looking to earn RACE CEs, be sure to attend live.

Learn More

Website: Spayathon for Puerto Rico
Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement brochure & schedule


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