Amy Fischer

Companion Animals June 13, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF

Dr. Amy Fischer is a Teaching Associate and Extension Specialist with the University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences, where she coordinates the Companion Animal Biology and Humane Education program.  This program emphasizes the science of companion animals as well as their roles in society, and encourages students to apply knowledge through a variety of internships, service-based learning projects, and other opportunities based on community partnerships.     

Fischer serves on the Boards of Directors of the Champaign County Humane Society and the Alliance for Contraception in Cats & Dogs.  She has volunteered with numerous domestic and international cat and dog population control campaigns, and is deeply committed to advancing the application of nonsurgical sterilization methods in humane population control. 

Contact Information

Amy Fischer, Ph.D.
University of Illinois
126 Animal Sciences Lab, MC630
1207 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61801-4734
P: 217-333-6462
afischer@illinois.edu

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