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…

Updates to Shelter Protocol for Handling Pets from COVID-19 Positive Homes

New information about COVID-19 continues to be released daily.  Faculty of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program have continued to update protocols and information sheets for shelters based on new information. Download below for the most recent updates to the general shelter protocol for handling animals from COVID-19 positive homes. Remote consultations on this and other Read More…

Portalmania 2020! Get free SHOR-LINE portals for your cat cages now! Apply by May 15th!

The Million Cat Challenge and Maddie’s Fund is at it again — bringing portals to every shelter to provide humane, double-sided enclosures for cats. With shelter inventories at record lows, now is the time to get portals installed, and shelters can apply to receive the portals they need FOR FREE! Photos and instructions from https://www.sheltermedicine.com/library/resources/?r=cat-portals-order-information-and-instruction-for-installation Read More…