Shelter Health and Wellness
Shelter Health Pro
Shelter Health Pro is an online resource that presents information on the most current best practices for improving animal welfare through effective shelter management strategies.
Protocols and resources for infection and disease prevention and control for shelter professionals, staff, and volunteers can be found here.
Up to date information gathered from shelter medicine experts including topics such as intake procedures, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), cleaning/disinfection, zoonotic diseases and outbreak control are available to better equip staff with the resources to make animals more comfortable and provide a humane and healthy environment. Learn more Here
Canadian Standards of Care in Animal Shelters
Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters provides the global animal welfare community with a comprehensive tool that helps organizations align their activities with recommended practices on all aspects of care. The document aims to provide information that will help any animal welfare entity meet the physical, mental and behavioral needs of the animals in their care ... [and] identify minimum standards of care, as well as best and unacceptable practices. -Canadian Standards of Care in Animal Shelters: Supporting ASV Guidelines
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