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.
Preventive Health Care & Vaccinations
When vaccination protocols are appropriately developed and properly applied, they can be among the most important and lifesaving tools available to shelters.
FAQ: Must We Always Vaccinate on Intake?
ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain the importance of vaccinating on intake and using the right vaccines.
Shelter Guidelines: Math and Population Planning
Learn how simple math applies to population planning and saving the lives of homeless animals.
Shelter Guidelines: The Five Freedoms and Shelter Wellness
Learn about key elements of a comprehensive shelter medical plan supporting individual animal welfare within animal populations.