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  • July 1, 2001

    ShelterSpeak: Employee Safety

    "I'm just curious as to how many shelters require their employees to wear rubber gloves, protective eye wear, and even earplugs or something comparable to block out loud noise (barking) in the dog kennel area when cleaning/feeding? Is this truly a requirement, and if not, should it be? I'm wondering, too, if the earplugs fall under some type of OSHA [Occupational Safety and Health Administration] regulation for auditory protection?"

  • July 1, 2001

    Safety Check: Tips for Avoiding Poisonous Potions

    Animal caretakers need to be aware of what chemicals commonly used in the shelter can be poisonous when mixed together.

  • May 1, 2001

    Training Wheels for Pet Owners

    Renowned dog trainer and shelter operator Sue Sternberg describes "Training Wheels," the inspiring program her shelter has created to reach out to the most needy members of the community. 

  • January 1, 2001

    Acting for Animals in Arizona

    In the Grand Canyon State, the furred and the feathered have new support from an anti-cruelty coalition. 

  • November 1, 2000

    Protecting Yourself from Rabies

    If you work hands-on with animals in an area where rabies is known to exist, you should receive the pre-exposure rabies vaccination series and then have your antibody levels checked every two years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • November 1, 2000

    Parrot Fever—It's Not Just for the Birds

    Parrot fever, or psittacosis, is transmitted to humans from birds, particularly pet parrots, and can cause flu-like symptoms.

  • January 1, 2000

    Public Relations: It's in the Cards

    By producing trading cards for animal control personnel, a few municipal agencies are helping officers make some memorable introductions. 

  • September 1, 1999

    On-Call Employee Compensation Policies

    Our shelter has just taken on animal control contracting for the region, and we're wondering how to formulate policies concerning payment for "on call" duty.

  • September 1, 1999

    Clothes Make the Animal Control Officer

    A humane society/animal control director asks ACOs to leave the military garb behind and instead dress the part of caring professionals.

  • July 1, 1998

    Tufts Animal Care and Condition (TACC) Scales for Assessing Body Condition, Weather and Environmental Safety, and Physical Care in Dogs

    These body condition scales were designed to help animal control officers, cruelty investigators, veterinarians, and others more accurately determine the condition of a potentially neglected dog.

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