Sandra Newbury, DVM is the National Shelter Medicine Extension Veterinarian working with the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program.
Dr. Newbury is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine with a special interest in infectious disease and population management as it relates to group health. Dr. Newbury joined the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program in 2006. She also serves as the Chair of the Shelter Standards Task Force of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine in the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Newbury has published many articles and book chapters relevant to shelter medicine and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Her work has focused on infectious disease, immunology, and population medicine to improve understanding of shelter animal health, disease response and animal welfare. Dr. Newbury travels throughout the year and has worked with shelters of all kinds across the US, and in Canada , Europe and Australia. Dr. Newbury focuses on partnerships between shelters, veterinarians and the community to improve health, welfare and positive outcomes for homeless animals. Dr. Newbury and her son share their home in Madison with several minimally compliant and maximally beloved pets.