Cleaning & Sanitation
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.
Practical tips & handy tools to maximize health and minimize stress
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Cleaning and Disinfecting Dog and Cat Transport Crates and Vehicles
Watch these how-to videos for helpful tips on sanitizing crates and vehicles used to transport shelter animals.
How Shelter Pets Benefit from “Real-Life” Rooms
Three animal welfare organizations with real-life rooms--where adoptable pets can relax and decompress--share the benefits, challenges, and recommendations for such spaces.
10 Tips to Make the Most of Real-Life Rooms
After a remodel of its real-life room, the ASPCA shares 10 tips for décor and design.