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.
3 Tips for Preventing the Spread of Canine Heartworm Infection During Transport
Use these three tips to prevent the spread of canine heartworm infection when transporting and relocating heartworm positive dogs.
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.
Debunking COVID-19 Myths About Pets
Read the most up-to-date information about the transmission of COVID-19, and how pets have not been shown to become ill with or spread the virus to people.
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.
FAQ: Must We Always Vaccinate on Intake?
ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain the importance of vaccinating on intake and using the right vaccines.
FAQ: How Should We Vaccinate Special Populations?
ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain the best procedures for vaccinating special populations.
FAQ: Must We Vaccinate All Foster Animals?
ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain why vaccinating foster puppies and kittens is crucial.
FAQ: Why Does Disease Still Happen Even When We Vaccinate?
ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain why disease still happens in shelters where regular vaccinations take place.