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.
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.
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.
How Many Parvo Vaccines Should Puppies Have Before Transport?
Discover the results of the ASPCA’s study on vaccinating puppies for parvovirus by reading the study and reviewing an accompanying video.
What Is Ivermectin?
Discover how ivermectin is used in veterinary medicine and the potentially harmful side effects caused by accidental exposure in pets.
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.
Tips to Prevent and Manage Canine Parvovirus in the Shelter
Here are tips, gathered into four categories, to help keep your population healthier when parvo is a concern.
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.