A.S.P.C.A. New York City

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10 days spent primarily in the Animal Placement medical department. Student spends time with our feline/canine behaviorists, Humane Law enforcement medical team, full service hospital (with board certified specialist) and on our mobile spay/neuter clinics, and our intake managers.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Humane Law team
  • Dr. Robert Reisman - specializes in cruelty/abuse cases
  • Dr. Louise Murray - board certified internist
  • Dr. Karen Cherrone - board certified surgeon
  • Dr. Joanne McKnight - board certified oncologist
  • Dr. Jennifer Lander - Shelter Medicine specialty/Director

Educational Resources

  • Hospital rounds daily (optional)
  • Behavior classes (4x week)
  • Journal club (1x week - optional)


Students primarily work with Dr. Lander and the animal placement medical team to evaluate and examine and treat animals in the adoption center. Lots of exams, vaccines, blood tests and hands on. Optional and variable work with other departments - per students' preference.

Student Supervision

40 hrs/week



Practice Information

424 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128

Ph: (212) 876-7700 x4165
Fx: (212) 996-8100

email: jenniferl [at] aspca [dot] org
website: aspca.org

Updated: 3/4/09
Signature On File: Dr. Jennifer Lander