Dr. Josh Fisher

Director

Dr. Josh Fisher
Dr. Josh Fisher has an educational background in population management and medicine, public health, veterinary sciences, informatics and healthcare administration. He has been working in the veterinary medical and animal welfare field for over 15 years, holding management roles in private practices, corporate practices, the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine, county government, and now with the City of Charlotte. A strong advocate for professional development and growth in the animal welfare industry, Josh seeks to involve staff in continued education and training opportunities as well as in cutting-edge industry research. His professional interests focus on disease reduction and prevention, advanced marketing and placement, and intake reduction tactics, strategic planning and staff career development in the area of animal welfare. His projects include increasing the interest of veterinary and veterinary technician students in the sheltering industry, as well as working with community veterinarians to break down barriers, develop relationships and get them more involved in the animal welfare (animal control and sheltering) industry.