Tools & Tips
Explore hundreds of how-tos, guidelines, case studies, and more to help you get inspired, improve your work, and save more lives.
Foster Kitten Supply Wish Lists and Checklists
Use a sample wish list and checklist to gather needed supplies for foster kittens.
When Owners Are Reluctant to Bring Pets In
When there's suspicion that a pet may have ingested something toxic but the owner is reluctant to bring her in for a veterinary exam, what can you do?
How to Find or Implant a Microchip
Microchips are amazing, lifesaving devices, but they can also be frustrating. Here we explain how to scan for and implant a microchip with ease.
ASV Guidelines & Shelter Checklists
These easy-to-use checklists, based on the comprehensive Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters, can help you provide optimum care in the shelter.
Canine Influenza Virus: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Control
Be prepared for canine influenza virus, or "kennel cough" before an outbreak happens. Learn about diagnostic, treatment and control here.
Marijuana Toxicosis in Animals
Marijuana –or weed– exposure is common in pets, and though it's generally not life-threatening, the nature or amount of ingestion can complicate treatment.
Diluting Bleach for Disinfection
Do you know the best times to use bleach, and the measurements to make it most effectively disinfect the kennels in your shelter? Get this dilution calculator.
Shelter Disinfectant Quick Reference
You’re going to want to print, bookmark and share this helpful shelter sanitation guide!