Webinars for the whole veterinary team
Constipated Cats. When the Going Gets Tough, What Can You Do?
Approved for 1 hour of NYSED credit
Dr Sherry Sanderson
June 15, 2021
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Time: 20:00 EDT
BS, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVN
Sherry Sanderson received a BS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 1986 and a DVM degree from the University of Minnesota-College of Veterinary Medicine in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1990. After graduating from vet school, she completed a 1 year rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Oklahoma State University-College of Veterinary Medicine. She then returned to the University of Minnesota to complete a combined graduate program and dual residencies in Small Animal Internal Medicine and Small Animal Clinical Nutrition. She is a diplomate in both The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN). She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia-College of Veterinary Medicine where she received the Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award in 2013 and was honored as a Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Teaching Faculty from the University of Georgia in 2014. She has published over 80 manuscripts, book chapters and research abstracts. Her research interests include the use of nutritional management for the prevention and treatment of diseases in dogs and cats. Areas of particular interest include Urology and Nephrology, Obesity, Prebiotics, Probiotics and the interaction of Carnitine and Taurine in Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Most recently she has added the Human Animal Bond as an area of research, and is currently involved with a feasibility study funded by HABRI with supplemental support from Nestle Purina Pet Care that pairs seniors living alone with foster cats (with the option to adopt) from the local humane society.