One Team.
One Vision.

Shelter Animals Count is a new, collaborative initiative formed by a diverse group of stakeholders to create and share a national database of sheltered animal statistics, providing facts, and enabling insights that will save lives.
Board of Directors

Dr. Sandra Newbury, DVM

Dr. Newbury is the new director of the University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine program in Madison, WI and Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine in the School of Veterinary Medicine - Department of Medical Sciences. Dr. Newbury helped to build the Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis from 2006 -2014. Dr. Newbury served 6 years on the Board of Directors of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and was the Chair of the Shelter Standards Task Force.

Dr. Newbury “saves lives and stomps out disease!” by focusing on partnerships between shelters, veterinarians and the community to decrease shelter intake and improve health, welfare and positive outcomes for homeless animals. Her academic work has focused on clinical studies in infectious disease, immunology, and population medicine to improve understanding of shelter animal health, disease response and animal welfare. Dr. Newbury travels throughout the year working with shelters and communities of all kinds across the US, and in Canada, Europe and Australia. Dr. Newbury and her son share their home in Madison with several, minimally compliant and beloved pets.