Veterinary Social Work News

WBIR-TV: Elizabeth Strand discusses animal hoarding

Elizabeth Strand, director of the Veterinary Social Work program in the College of Veterinary Medicine, appeared on WBIR-TV to discuss the growing problem of animal hoarding—the hoarding of unmaintainable numbers of animals by someone who, according to Strand, may be coping with some form of trauma.

WBIR: Teens sentenced in Sevier animal cruelty case

Elizabeth Strand, clinical associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is quoted in this WBIR story about an East Tennessee animal cruelty case. The college’s veterinary social work program does important work in examining the link between animal cruelty and juvenile delinquency.