Full Name
Alexandre Ellis
Job Title
Veterinarian and Shelter Consultant
Shelter Outreach Consultation Services
Speaker Bio
Dr. Ellis obtained his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Montreal in 2016. He then completed a small animal rotating internship in private practice at the DMV Center in Montreal. In 2017, he started a shelter medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which he completed in 2020. In 2021, he received his board certification in Shelter Medicine from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Dr. Ellis has authored a publication looking at the impact of a legislative ban on elective onychectomy (declawing) on shelters. He currently works as a shelter consultant, consulting on infectious disease outbreaks, capacity for care and shelter design among topics. He is also a sessional instructor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Calgary where he teaches Principles of Shelter Medicine to 4th year veterinary students and supervises a shelter clinical rotation.
Alexandre Ellis