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Athens News Matters: UGA Veterinary School and Humane Society Shelter Partnership

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(L-R) CVM shelter medicine specialist Dr. Stacy Cannon and 4th year veterinary students Hannah Greene and Helen Jones perform check-ups on a litter of high-energy puppies at the Athens Area Humane Society.

In 2021, the UGA vet school and the Athens Area Humane Society partnered to run a shelter medicine program to address a nationwide shelter shortage. Since then, the Humane Society has provided more than 500 surgeries per month to animals in need.