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COVID-19: Who will care for your pet if you can’t?

Published: Apr 16th, 2020

Are you overwhelmed with all the information regarding COVID-19 and how it may impact your pet? Have you thought about who will take care of your pet if you can’t?

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Animal welfare workers: Caring for ourselves during the COVID-19 crisis

Published: Apr 12th, 2020

Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator Jessica Dolce offers her perspective on how people who work with animals can find ways to make healthy choices during the current COVID-19 crisis.

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WATCH: Spay/Neuter in the COVID Era, and more

Published: Apr 6th, 2020

Hear the latest national guidance on the role of spay/neuter during the pandemic and how programs are navigating these unprecedented times.

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UPDATED 3/30/20: Important COVID-19 information for animal shelters

Published: Mar 30th, 2020

The Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida continues to monitor the developing situation as animal shelters cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.


Why must we suspend spay-neuter surgery during the pandemic

Published: Mar 29th, 2020

The public health emergency that is upon all of us with COVID-19 calls all of us to action.

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COVID-19: What animal shelters need to know about the new coronavirus

Published: Mar 3rd, 2020

With the emergence of a novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as a global pandemic threat, animal shelters may be faced with a number of difficult challenges.