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Spay/Neuter Surgery Video: Open Gloving Technique
Sanitation in a spay/neuter clinic is particularly vital, and it all starts with a proper gloving technique. In this video, ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance staff gives a step-by-step review of the one way to ensure a sterile surgery environment.
Spay/Neuter Video: Clinic Kennel Cards
This video shows how to make sure your spay/neuter clinic’s kennel cards contain all necessary information and how to best tag each animal.
Spay/Neuter Clinic Medical Flow Video
This how-to video nicely illustrates proper medical flow at a spay/neuter clinic. Included is a document that details daily flow.
Video: How to Perform the Strangle Knot (Modified Miller's Knot) in Spay/Neuter Surgery
Watch these instructional videos to learn the pedicle tie and strangle knot during feline spay surgeries.
Video: How to Prevent Hypothermia in Spay/Neuter Patients
This video explains how anesthesia can cause hypothermia and how to prevent it at your spay/neuter clinic.
Spay/Neuter Video: Clinic Intake
This video shows how to efficiently check a patient into your spay/neuter clinic and includes important questions to ask pet owners prior to surgery.
Animal Handling at Spay/Neuter Clinics
These videos show how to minimize stress while gently handling animals in a spay/neuter clinic.
Scheduling Spay/Neuter Appointments
These three documents can help you more effectively train staff and volunteers who are managing phone calls and spay/neuter clinic appointments.
Spay/Neuter Clinic Kennel Cleaning & Disease Prevention
These videos demonstrate techniques for disease prevention and kennel cleaning in a spay/neuter clinic setting.