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Is there a single-dose, less expensive drug to treat giardiasis in shelter dogs and cats?

Is there not some other treatment regimen we can discover that is more successful, not only in curing the infection, but from a staff and animal welfare perspective as well?

Are we getting our cats’ temperatures all wrong?

Is your cat’s temperature really normal? Maybe not. While the range of healthy feline temperatures considered normal is considered to be between 100.0 and 102.5⁰F, there’s little evidence supporting that range.

Defining ‘good quality of life’ for pets in shelters

When we talk about a shelter pet’s “quality of life,” what do we mean? In a recent presentation by our Dr. Cynda Crawford and Aimee Sandler of the Playing for Life program, Dr. Crawford tackled the definition.

How is running an animal shelter like having a checking account?

Money in, money out, money in the bank. That’s how it works with finances, and the same can be true for animals, said Million Cat Challenge co-founder Dr. Kate Hurley at the 2014 Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Conference.

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