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Pool Poisons and Other Water Dangers for Pets
Share this useful infographic with pet owners to keep dogs and cats safe from pool chemicals, saltwater, sunscreen, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 Back-to-School Pet Toxins to Keep on Your Radar
Get the latest on five back-to-school pet toxins and keep dogs and cats safe while children are learning from home.
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.
Veterinary Standard Precautions for Zoonotic Disease Prevention
Review standard protocol and precautions for preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases.
Recommendations for Public Health Officials Managing In-Home Care
Get guidance from the CDC on how public health officials can safely provide home care for those in isolation due to COVID-19.
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.