Placer SPCA proudly announces that Dr. Barbara Jones, DVM, MS, has joined the organization as an onsite veterinarian.
After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Atlantic Veterinary College in 2004, Dr. Jones received her Certificate of Residency Training in Shelter Medicine from the innovative Koret Shelter Medicine Program at UC Davis in 2008. She was the third person to graduate from the elite specialty program. UC Davis’ Shelter Medicine Program was the first of its kind in the nation, with an emphasis on the veterinary issues specific to animal shelters, including high-volume spay and neuter, disease prevention, nutrition, and stress reduction.
As a Shelter Medicine Specialist, Dr.