Search Search Search Topic Programs & Operations Managing People Resources Animal Health Animal Care Cleaning & Sanitation Disease Prevention & Treatment (-) Intake Protocols Cruelty & Disasters Disaster Preparedness & Response Active FiltersIntake Protocols Group 9 Clear All Five Tips for Naming Animals At Intake What’s in a name? A lot! Here’s a boost of inspiration to assist you in the animal naming process. 3 Tips for Intake and Operations at a Temporary Shelter Managing a temporary shelter can be an overwhelming task. Follow these three tips from the ASPCA’s Field Investigations and Response Team (FIR) 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. Recommendations for Public Health Officials Managing In-Home Care Get guidance from the CDC on how public health officials can safely provide home care for those in isolation due to COVID-19. FAQ: Must We Always Vaccinate on Intake? ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain the importance of vaccinating on intake and using the right vaccines. Preventive Health Care & Vaccinations When vaccination protocols are appropriately developed and properly applied, they can be among the most important and lifesaving tools available to shelters.