Search Search Search Topic Programs & Operations Managing People Resources Animal Health Animal Care Cleaning & Sanitation (-) Disease Prevention & Treatment Intake Protocols Adoption & Placement Relocation & Transport Active FiltersDisease Prevention & Treatment Group 9 Clear All Vaccinating Special Populations The benefits of immediately vaccinating on entry almost every animal over four weeks of age typically outweigh the risks. Feline Panleukopenia: Prevention, Management & Treatment Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of cats that can be found worldwide and requires strict isolation and aggressive treatment. Learn more Prevention, Management & Treatment of Feline Panleukopenia Read how to treat, manage and prevent panleukopenia in the shelter setting in this third of a 3-part package. Diagnosing and Treating Parvovirus in the Shelter Canine parvovirus is diagnosed by an evaluation of the animal's symptoms and clinical laboratory tests. Learn to diagnose and treat this serious illness. Tips to Prevent and Manage Canine Parvovirus in the Shelter Here are tips, gathered into four categories, to help keep your population healthier when parvo is a concern. FAQ: Why Does Disease Still Happen Even When We Vaccinate? ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain why disease still happens in shelters where regular vaccinations take place. 3 Tips for Preventing the Spread of Canine Heartworm Infection During Transport Use these three tips to prevent the spread of canine heartworm infection when transporting and relocating heartworm positive dogs. Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex: Prevention, Management & Treatment Dogs of all breeds and ages are susceptible to Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex, also called dog flu or kennel cough. Learn to prevent and treat it Canine Influenza Virus: Transmission & Clinical Signs Be prepared for canine influenza virus, or "kennel cough" before an outbreak happens. Learn about transmission and clinical signs here. 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.