Don’t let Isospora run your shelter down

As spring has transitioned into summer, the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine team has been focusing on what flourishes most this time of year: kittens and parasites! What comes to mind next? That’s right, diarrhea. Neonatal parasitic diarrhea is a common condition that can give any shelter a run for its resources. This week’s article will focus Read More…

Assessing Anesthetic Needs for the Clinic

Those shelters that offer spay/neuter services may find themselves mulling over the ideal anesthetic protocol. What we’ve encountered is that there are a lot of variables to consider when developing a protocol tailored to your shelter’s needs. The constant variables remain the same among all clinics – adequate anesthesia, adequate analgesia, minimal stress and wide Read More…