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Shelter Medicine Academic Consortium Updates Quarantine Guidelines for the and Sheltering of Animals Exposed to SARS-CoV-2 (virus that causes COVID-19)
Read newly updated guidelines for animal shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic released by AVMA, CDC and university shelter medicine programs.
ASPCA Statement of Support for Veterinarians Considering Megestrol Acetate as a Temporary Contraceptive for Female Cats During COVID-19
Read the ASPCA’s statement of support for veterinarians considering megestrol acetate as a temporary contraceptive for female cats during the COVID-19 crisis.
How to Create Electronic Certificates of Veterinary Inspection
Learn how to easily convert your health certificates, or certificates of veterinary inspection (CVIs), from paper to electronic forms.
How Animal Shelters Can Prepare for and Respond to Pet Food Recalls
Discover simple protocols animal shelters can use to manage dog and cat food recalls.
Fear Free: Helping Shelter Pets Find Health, Happiness, and Homes
Join Dr. Brenda Griffin as she introduces attendees to the concepts behind Fear Free and how they can apply to your shelter operations.
Creating Thoughtful Community Collaborations that Support Pets and Their Owners
Learn more about programs and services from animal welfare professionals that provide pet owners with the support they need to care for their pets.
Fast Track FAQs
Find the answers to your questions about fast track and slow track for your shelter population.
Fast Track Planning
Use this resource to better understand how to fast track your shelter population.
Length of Stay FAQs
Use this easy guide to better understand length of stay for shelter animals.