Barry N Kellogg VMD
Dr. Barry Kellogg is lead instructor for the HSU School of Continuing Education’s onsite trainings for Animal First Aid for Disaster Responders (AFADR) and Disaster Animal Response Team (DART). With extensive experience in disaster management, preparedness and response, he brings both veterinary knowledge and real-life experience to the two workshops.
Dr. Kellogg is a 1966 graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania, School Of Veterinary Medicine and did an internship at the University of California. For the next 23years he was in private practice designing and running two 24/7 emergency hospitals. In 1989 he left Private Practice to serve as the Chairman of the Medicine Department and Head of the Intern Program at Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital in Springfield Massachusetts. Dr Kellogg was an EMT-I and rode for 10 years on an advanced life support ambulance (caring for two legged patients). He was responsible for the development of VMAT 1 (A veterinary Disaster Response Team) and played a key role in the development of the entire VMAT program nationwide. He was also the veterinarian for The Sarasota County Search and Rescue Team.
In June of 2006, he took the position of Medical Director for Disaster Services for The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and from August to December 2007 he was the Interim Director of Disaster Services.
He has taught and continues to teach, AFADR (Animal First Aid for Disaster Responders) and DART (Disaster Animal Response Training) at a variety of locations in the US. He has responded to a large number and variety of disasters including multiple Hurricanes and Floods both across the US and Internationally. He was the Lead Veterinarian for the 9/11response in New York. He participated in an assessment of the Gulf Oil Spill along the Gulf Coast and he has recently traveled to China, Mexico, Venezuela, the Philippines, Haiti, and Egypt addressing Disaster Preparedness.
In addition to his teaching for Humane Society University, he currently serves as the Senior Veterinary Advisor for The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society International.