Welfare of Cats 5 to 29 Months After Perineal Urethrostomy
Cats undergoing PU do well in the home after surgery, showing long-term outcomes are good and earlier surgical intervention may be the best approach.
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.
Infection Control in the Shelter
Learn fundamental infection control concepts, including order of contagion, how disease transmission occurs, and how to prevent disease spread.
Animal Appetite Monitoring Form
This form can help shelter staff monitor the appetites of individual animals.
Comprehensive Reference Book: Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff
This must-have shelter medicine resource includes information on management, animal husbandry, veterinary care, disease prevention and behavior.
Frequently Asked Vaccination 101 Questions
Here are the answers from our shelter medicine veterinarians to common questions about vaccination.
FAQ: Must We Vaccinate All Foster Animals?
ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain why vaccinating foster puppies and kittens is crucial.
Diagnosing and Treating Parvovirus in the Shelter
Canine parvovirus is diagnosed by an evaluation of the animal's symptoms and clinical laboratory tests. Learn to diagnose and treat this serious illness.