The ASPCA believes animals in shelters must routinely receive necessary and appropriate care. Our shelter medicine experts, Animal Poison Control Center staff and network of shelter partners provide expertise on disease management, intake and poison control to help you keep the animals in your care healthy.
Give Foot Baths The Boot
Foot baths may seem like a good idea, but this resource explains why they can often cause more problems than they solve -- and what to do instead.
Personal Protective Equipment Posters and How-To Video
These posters show each piece of personal protective equipment (PPE), how to put it on and take it off, and can be placed where infectious disease is present.
Using Teeth to Determine Kitten Age Poster
This printable chart zeroes in on kitten teeth to chart age and developmental milestones.
Top 10 Animal Toxins of 2018
What toxins did pets come into contact with most in 2018? Check out the top 10 list released by the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center.