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.
Read the latest research on fomites as a source of transmission of COVID-19.
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.