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Denae Wagner is a University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine graduate. She completed a Masters degree in Preventive Veterinary Medicine in 2001 and a residency in Food Animal Reproduction and Herd/Health in 2002, both at the University of California Davis. She has interests in many areas of population health including: shelter design and the effects of housing on shelter animal health, infectious disease prevention and control and shelter data management.
- The URI Project- 24 month research project recording feline upper respiratory disease rates in shelters and investigating the associated risks involving housing, management and environment.
- Shelter cat housing - recommendations for housing cats in shelters
A. Tanaka, D. Wagner, P. Kass, K. Hurley. Associations among weight loss, stress and upper respiratory tract infection in shelter cats. JAVMA, Vol 240, No. 5, March 1, 2012, pg 570- 576.
Burns RE, Wagner DC, Leutenegger CM, Pesavento PA. Histologic and molecular correlation in shelter cats with acute upper respiratory infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jul;49(7):2454-60. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00187-11. Epub 2011 May 11.