Search Search Search Topic Programs & Operations Managing People Resources Animal Health Animal Care (-) Cleaning & Sanitation Disease Prevention & Treatment Intake Protocols Active FiltersCleaning & Sanitation Group 9 Clear All 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. Bleach Dilution Calculator Use our interactive Bleach Dilution Calculator for finding the proper bleach to water ratio for disinfecting. Sanitation for Communal Cat Rooms Proper cleaning and disinfection is critical to shelter disease control and should occur on a regular basis. 5 Tips to Improve Shelter Air Quality These five tips can help you and your animals breathe a little easier. 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. Video: How To Deep Clean Cat Kennels Deep cleaning is necessary to prepare the kennel for a new cat. Watch the video and download the step-by-step instructions. Video: How to Deep Clean Dog Kennels It is important to deep-clean periodically, especially between residents. Download our step-by-step instructions to brush up on your technique. Shelter Sanitation: Part 2 Join us for a review of the what, when and how components of effective shelter sanitation.