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.
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.
Two-Page Guide on Shelter Infection Control
This guide on shelter infection control explains how disease is spread, who will get sick, and the best steps to keep your population healthy.
DIY Disposable Litter Boxes
Learn how one shelter makes kennel cleaning easier (and saves money!) using recycled cardboard boxes.