Resources to Assist With Spay/Neuter Intake
From examination and identification to sanitization and stress relief, staff have many details to stay on top of in a bustling spay/neuter clinic. These educational learning tools will provide visual reminders, practical tips, and printable checklists to develop critical standards and confidence.
These two flowcharts are designed as training aids for new staff and to serve as references for existing staff. At a glance, spay/neuter staff will learn to assess the behavior of canine and feline patients arriving via transport and choose the best methods for removing animals from their carriers to prepare for examination. To help improve intake efficiency, the flowcharts include approximate timing for each step.
Visual Learning Signage
These visual learning tools will enhance, streamline, and standardize your clinic operations. Download these free resources for quick reference for your veterinary staff and volunteers:
Using Teeth to Determine Kitten Age
Since accurately aging kittens is crucial to proper vaccination care, foster decisions and more, the ASPCA's Shelter Medicine Services team created this new chart that zeroes in on teeth as age guidelines. The chart, which also contains developmental milestones, can be printed and posted in your intake area for handy, fast reference
Tips for Efficient Intake
We’ve packaged fast, easy tips to help boost efficiency, organization and communication for any agency that conducts spay/neuter operations.
Sample Intake Form
A non-editable sample of ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance's carbon copy intake form.
High-Risk Waiver Form
This form is important for assessing patients who are high-risk.
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Resources for Gentle Handling of Spay/Neuter Patients
Download resources to assist with gentle animal handling of cats at your spay/neuter clinic.
Spay/Neuter Equipment Charts
Print and post these endotracheal tube size and re-breathing reference charts to easily determine the correct size for each spay/neuter patient.
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A Pup Named Pumpernickel is ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance’s 500,000th Patient
As of October 11, 2022, half a million animals have been spayed and neutered by the ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance (ASNA). The landmark patient was a puppy named Pumpernickel.