WATCH: Caring for COVID-19 Exposed Pets in Shelters

Published: May 21st, 2020

Category: Blog, Featured, News

Ginger cat in crate looking at cameraWhat will you do if pets who have been exposed to COVID-19 enter your shelter?

In this recorded webinar, Dr. Sandra Newbury, Director of University of Wisconsin’s Shelter Medicine Program, gives practical guidance for essential shelter workers caring for pets who have been exposed to COVID-19. From intake to outcome, she shares protocols and answers questions on how to keep yourself, your team, and the animals in your care safe.

Watch here.

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