Search Search Search Topic Programs & Operations Managing People Resources Animal Health Animal Care Cleaning & Sanitation Disease Prevention & Treatment (-) Intake Protocols Active FiltersIntake Protocols Group 9 Clear All 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. Shelter Intake: Part 1 Learn how to maximize lifesaving capacity through intake procedures that address animals’ physical and behavioral health. Shelter Intake: Part 2 Learn about the basic foundation of sheltering intake protocols that will minimize the risk of disease. 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. Intake Protocol for Kitten Foster Programs Download and customize this kitten intake protocol to help make your organization’s intake screening procedures thorough and consistent. 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. FAQ: Must We Always Vaccinate on Intake? ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain the importance of vaccinating on intake and using the right vaccines. How to Take a Daily Animal Inventory Taking a daily count and making sure your software systems are up to date allow you keep track of the animals in your care and prevent errors in your data.