Step-by-Step: Making Double Compartment Housing Possible

You know that double compartment housing for cats reduces stress, allows expression of normal behaviors, facilitates easy cleaning, and protects against disease. But there’s no way you can do it at your shelter, right? Wrong! In this free, 90-minute webinar, you’ll get the practical tools you need to successfully increase the space each cat has in your shelter. Bonus! We’ll also discuss double dog compartments.


  • Sarah Heilman Boyd, DVM, Charleston Animal Society
  • Helene Chevalier, DVM, SPCA Serving Erie County

Additional Resources

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How to “Calculate Your Humane Capacity”  Knowing your unique humane capacity helps you calculate staff needs, the number of medical procedures you can handle and housing units you need – and then make the best decisions for the animals in your care.

Video: Remodeling Cat Housing with PVC Portals (UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program)

Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters

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