Building Anti-Racism in Animal Welfare

  As we continue to work through the COVID-19 crisis, we are simultaneously facing the ongoing issue of systemic racism in America. This is not a new problem, but a problem brought to light by current worldwide protests and the demand for judicial change. We share the resources below to further the conversation in the Read More…

Resuming Animal Relocation Programs in the Time of COVID-19

Re-location of companion animals for adoption in the time of COVID-19 requires extra attention to travel restrictions, hand-off procedures, and the reduction of bottlenecks to services to reduce length of stay.  Many organizations are excited to re-launch relocation programs, and fortunately there are some great resources for doing so safely and humanely. Comprehensive Toolkit ASPCA’s Read More…

ASPCA Cornell Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Conference to be held online in 2020

  July 11-12, 2020 | All Online | Tuition Waived! To bring you the critical, timely information you need in a safe way, this year’s conference will take place virtually from July 11-12, 2020, and registration fees will be waived. Featuring twelve free workshops in two tracks—medical and operations—the 2020 ASPCA® Cornell Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Read More…

NYS Ag and Markets Interim Guidance for Veterinarians on Resumption of Elective Procedures

NYS Ag and Markets has issued a guidance document for veterinarians in resuming elective, non-urgent procedures in NYS.  While emergency services and spay/neuter of companion animals were deemed essential during the initial PAUSE, practices are now released to perform other elective procedures as long as they are following guidelines to protect the public and clinic Read More…

FAQ: It’s Kitten Season! What should people do when they find kittens? See our favorite new resource.

  Feline advocate Hannah Shaw, better to known by many as the Kitten Lady of YouTube fame, has published a four episode “Kitten Care” webinar series sponsored by Royal Canin. The first three are entertaining and educational as usual: Caring for Itty Bitty Bottle Babies, Beyond the Bottle: Caring for Growing Kittens, and Keeping Kittens Read More…