New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Diplomate, College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Associate Professor of Shelter Medicine and Community Engagement, Clinician Educator, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Director, Shelter Animal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Shelter Animal Medicine, Humane Education
Research Areas: Shelter Animal Medicine, Humane Education, Educational Leadership

Contact Information:
3900 Delancey Street

Powell, L., Reinhard, C., Satriale, D., Morris, M., Serpell, J., Watson, B. Characterizing unsuccessful animal adoptions: age and breed predict the likelihood of return, reasons for return and post-return outcomes Scientific Reports 11: , 2021.

Stillo, T., Norgard, R. J., Stefanovski, D., Siracusa, C., Reinhard, C. L., Watson, B. The effects of Solliquin administration on the activity and fecal cortisol production of shelter dogs Journal of Veterinary Behavior 45: 10-15, 2021.

Burns, C. C., Redding, L. E., Watson, B. The effects of frequency and duration of handling on the development of feline upper respiratory infections in a shelter setting Animals 10: 10, 2020.

Perley, K., Burns, C. C., Maguire, C., Shen, V. G., Joffe, E., Stefanovski, D., Redding, L., Germanis, L., Drobatz, K. J., Watson, B. Retrospective evaluation of outpatient canine parvovirus treatment in a shelter-based low-cost urban clinic Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 30: 202-208, 2020.

Edgerton, E. B., McCrea, A. R., Berry, C. T., Kwok, J. Y., Thompson, L. K., Watson, B., Fuller, E. M., Nolan, T. J., Lok, J. B., Povelones, M. Activation of mosquito immunity blocks the development of transmission-stage filarial nematodes Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117: 3711-3717, 2020.

BS/MS (Biology, Education) Duquesne University, 2006

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 2010

PhD (Educational Administration) University of South Carolina, 2013

Diplomate, College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine