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UGA vet school to host shelter medicine seminar

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The University of Georgia's veterinary school plans to host a seminar on medical practices for animal shelters.

The Jan. 27 event will be the fifth annual Shelter Medicine Seminar hosted by the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine. The all-day event is focused on the best management and medicine practices for local and regional animal shelters.

It is hosted by the student chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. Veterinary professionals and others who work in animal control facilities and humane societies or with animal rescue groups in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina are encouraged to attend.

This year's keynote speaker is Emily Weiss, a certified applied animal behaviorist and senior director of research and development for the ASPCA, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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