Our Team at Lerner Clinic

Shelter Medicine Program
What is shelter medicine?
Students prepare for spay/neuter clinic

Shelter Medicine is a field of veterinary medicine dedicated to the care and needs of underserved animals. At Tufts, the Shelter Medicine Program works with underserved animals such as community cats, shelter animals and animals belonging to pet owners in need, while teaching students practice-ready skills. A host of area partners work with the school to provide opportunities for students to observe and gain experience working in shelters in Massachusetts. Learn more…

Our Team at Lerner Spay/Neuter Clinic

Veterinary Faculty & Surgeons

Dr. Emily McCobb

Anesthesia, Pain Medicine

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Dr. April L. Paul

Shelter Medicine Course

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Dr. Chelsea Reinhard

Resident, Shelter Medicine Course

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Veterinary Technicians

K Forrester
Kerri Forrester

CVT

P Dryden
Paula Dryden

CVT

Other Staff

  • Nancy Meyer, Feral Cat Clinic Coordinator
  • Libby Hanrahan, Second Chance Fund for Animal Welfare, Clinic Trapper Coordinator

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