Dr. Yurick is a graduate from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary medicine who has a strong passion for animal welfare and behavior. Dr Yurick is a Fear Free Certified veterinarian specializing in low stress handling techniques. She has spoken at well renowned conferences on numerous behavioral topics and has been awarded recognition by her alma mater for Excellence in Behavior.
Dr. Yurick spends her free time volunteering for multiple local animal welfare organizations and enjoys tending to her own four legged family including 3 dogs and 2 cats (all rescues of course). When asked why she chose SOS of Ohio as her place of employment she said, “Helping those who need help most is the reason I became a veterinarian.”
Dr. Shelby joined SOS in April 2018. She has 10 years previous experience working in shelters and spay neuter clinics in the Dayton and Cincinnati areas. Dr. Shelby earned a doctorate of veterinary medicine from The Ohio State University in 2008 and a Master of Public Health also from The Ohio State University in 2017, after which she completed a Public Health residency. She has a passion for surgery and the preservation of the human-animal bond.
Dr. Shelby enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids and is a huge lover of pugs. In her free time she enjoys camping and gardening.