Search Search Search Topic Programs & Operations Managing People Resources Animal Health (-) Animal Care Cleaning & Sanitation (-) Disease Prevention & Treatment Intake Protocols Active FiltersAnimal Care Group 9 Disease Prevention & Treatment Group 9 Clear All 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. 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. 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. FAQ: Must We Vaccinate All Foster Animals? ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain why vaccinating foster puppies and kittens is crucial.