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…

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…

The COVID-19 Spay Neuter and Wellness Clinic Preparedness Guide: a quick-list summary and link

  Here are the highlights from the full-length  COVID-19 Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic Guide which provides guidance on how to follow physical distancing guidelines while safely performing spay/neuter surgeries. Where possible, links from original document have been included. This guide is being updated regularly by a collaborative team of clinic experts and is hosted by Read More…

The Covid-19 Mental Health Battle

#TheStruggleIsReal    In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness, and in response to the sudden global health emergency we find ourselves facing due to COVID-19, we have put together a dynamic resource summary from leading animal welfare organizations and mental health professionals which discuss a variety of mental health topics, including the best coping Read More…