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The Journey of an HSSV Shelter Animal
April 8, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm PDTFree
Presenter: Jen Dalmasso, DVM, Shelter Veterinarian, Humane Society Silicon Valley
Have you ever wondered how animals come into shelters? What happens to them after they arrive? Where their journey takes them?
Spend some time with Humane Society Silicon Valley to learn about how animals with medical issues can be healed in shelters to become ready for their new, loving families. We’ll share some stories of some of our special patients, from intake, through medical treatment and on to adoption.
About the Presenter
After graduating from UC Berkeley as a marine biology major, Jen Dalmasso found work as a veterinary assistant at a small animal clinic. That clinic was responsible for treating the sick and injured shelter animals of the city – and so it began. After graduating from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, she worked in both private practice and municipal animal shelters.
After 20 years of practice, Dr. Dalmasso decided to dedicate the next phase of her career to shelter animals. She has worked for both Contra Costa and Oakland Animal Services, has completed 2 years of animal shelter fellowship training through UC Davis and the University of Wisconsin, and began working as a shelter veterinarian at Humane Society Silicon Valley 3 years ago. In the fall of 2020, Dr. Dalmasso became HSSV’s Lead Shelter Veterinarian.
When she is not at work playing with puppies and kittens, Dr. Dalmasso can be found out on the trail with her black-and-tans, two almost identical, unrelated shelter dogs, Taz and Enzo.
How to Participate
This seminar is offered via Zoom. Log on information will be emailed to registered participants the morning of the session. Click below to register or email #8120 to .