Shelter Health

Vaccination Decision Tree

Should you vaccinate a neonatal kitten? An animal with a high fever? A pregnant female? While vaccinating animals at intake is one of the most powerful ways to save lives in the shelter, there are a few instances when vaccination may not be recommended. Our Vaccination Decision Tree leads you through three simple questions to help make your decision or find out if you need to consult your veterinarian first.

Vaccination decision tree

Feel free to download, print and share with staff or post in your shelter for quick reference.

Download the Vaccination Decision Tree

Click here for more information on vaccinating on intake


Related links:

“Print & Post: Shelter Disinfection How-Tos” 

How-To: Vaccinate at Intake and Other Important Tips