Are high quality, high volume spay/neuter clinics safe? A six-year study of 113,906 spay/neuter surgeries performed in a Florida spay/neuter clinic found that the canine mortality rate was lower than that reported for hysterectomy in women.
Have you ever tested a dog in your shelter who you were certain would be heartworm positive, only to have the test come back negative? A new testing technique may reveal that dog is positive after all.
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.
It was one of the most horrifying hoarding cases Pasado’s Safe Haven had ever seen. Its details are too horrible even to include in this post. But the surviving cats who were diagnosed as feline leukemia (FeLV) positive have landed at Austin Pets Alive!, where they’ll be living in…
At a recent Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference, Annette Litster described a new study of cats living together in a home setting as well as the kittens of FIV-positive mothers in a shelter.
Dr. Julie Levy walks viewers through the steps, and demonstrates that tail vaccinations are easier on both cat and veterinary care provider than you’d have imagined.
Can animal shelters protect the dogs in their care from illness and euthanasia even if they've been exposed to canine parvovirus (CPV) or canine distemper (CDV)?
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Shelter Census project aims to improve shelter animal outcomes in Florida.
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