Together we can save lives and stomp out disease!

Paw-print The University of California Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program and the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine Shelter Medicine Program have partnered to create Virtual Consultant: a free web-based tool that enables animal shelters to assess their everyday practices.

We help shelters protect animal health, support animal welfare, and save animals’ lives.

Easy to use

  • Surveys by topic
  • User friendly vocabulary
  • Go at your own pace
  • Save and come back later
  • Personalized reports give resources to help make positive change
  • Private: only you can see your responses

Free to use

  • 100% free access for everyone
  • Available to shelter staff and volunteers
  • Available to shelter veterinarians and consultants
  • Accessible 24/7
  • Even when live consultants are trying to sleep