Cleaning and sanitation are critical to preventing disease outbreaks in individual animals and in your shelter population as a whole.
In this section we offer a wealth of resources to help you keep animals in your facility and in foster homes thriving and healthy, such as bleach dilution protocols and ways to most effectively use cleaning products and routines.
From a sanitation guide for communal cat rooms to tips on controlling infection in foster homes to webinars on shelter sanitation—plus a host of downloads—you’ll find what you need to help keep disease at bay.
Do’s and Don’ts for Extending and Replacing Disinfectants During COVID-19
Running low on disinfectant or can’t find your go-to? Try these tips to extend or replace your regular disinfectants.
CDC, AVMA and University Shelter Medicine Program Recommendations for Intake, Housing, and Care of Animals from COVID-19 Households
Read newly updated guidelines for animal shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic released by AVMA, CDC and university shelter medicine programs.
Sanitation for Communal Cat Rooms
Proper cleaning and disinfection is critical to shelter disease control and should occur on a regular basis.