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ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians explain the importance of vaccinating on intake and using the right vaccines.
Here are the answers from our shelter medicine veterinarians to common questions about vaccination.
Use this September planning page as an adjunct to our shelter-specific calendar to help you plan an engaging, powerhouse year.
Feline panleukopenia is very stable in the environment and extremely resistant to most disinfectants—in fact, it can persist in the environment for more than a year.
Read how to treat, manage and prevent panleukopenia in the shelter setting in this third of a 3-part package.
Read all about feline panleukopenia, a highly contagious viral disease of cats caused by the feline parvovirus.
Dogs of all breeds and ages are susceptible to CIRDC. As with many other infectious diseases, there is an increased risk for puppies and immunocompromised animals of any age.
Prompt identification and diagnosis of cases, treatment of infected dogs and implementation of control measures is critical.
Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRDC) is typically used to describe a range of clinical signs consistent with upper respiratory infection in dogs, including sneezing, coughing and nasal discharge.
A message like “Adopt Me” on a vest or bandana is a clear directive for potential adopters, letting them know this animal is available.