Dr. Sherri Therrien, DVM

Community Spay/Neuter Clinic Veterinarian

A veterinarian smiles while hugging two large white and tan dogs

Dr. Therrien has been a veterinarian at Dakin Humane Society since the opening of its Community Spay/Neuter Clinic in 2009. In addition to performing daily spay/neuter surgery, she also develops anesthetic and pain management protocols and supervises staff training and education.

Dr. Therrien has also performed spay/neuter surgery for Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control & Adoption Center,  Second Chance Animal Shelter, and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, where she initiated “Operation Fix It,” a spay/neuter program targeted to an at-risk animal population. In 2018, she joined ViDAS (Veterinarios Internacionales Dedicados a Animales Sanos) for a six-day high-volume spay/neuter clinic in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

A member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA), and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV), Dr. Therrien holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, a Bachelor of Science from UMass Amherst, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Forensics from the University of Florida.