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  • April 30, 2007

    Online Extra - Form a Puppy Protection Brigade

    Does your shelter experience frequent cases or outbreaks of canine parvovirus? Do you receive large numbers of young puppies? Do you lack adequate facilities for quarantine? You are not alone. These conditions are common, particularly in southeastern shelters. If you are searching for some cost-effective protocols to decrease the number of parvo cases in your shelter, try what has worked at the Lee County Humane Society in Auburn, Alabama.

  • April 1, 2007

    Shelter Medicine: Controlling Parvo: Real-Life Scenarios

    Dr. Hurley shares real cases sent to her by shelters and rescue groups'and provides potential solutions for controlling the spread of the often deadly disease, parvo.

  • March 1, 2007

    Q & A: New Shelter Book: It's for the Birds

    We talk to bird expert Eileen McCarthy about the troubles birds have in shelters and about ways to make sure our feathery friends find a comfortable roost when they visit.

  • January 1, 2007

    Shelter Medicine: A Blend of Science and Art

    Dr. Lila Miller outlines what you should know about veterinary care in the shelter setting'and what you can and can't do to make it better.

  • January 1, 2007

    The Behavior Department: The URI Challenge

    Donna Mlinek of the Dumb Friends League explores how reducing cat stress can increase cat health.

  • January 1, 2007

    A Not-So-Quiet Riot: Shelter Noise Levels and Canine Stress

    A study examines the effects of kennel noise on canine stress levels.

  • July 1, 2006

    Go Spay It on the Mountain

    The HSUS's Jennifer Hobgood tells the story of the organization's Rural Area Veterinary Services program, which brings vaccinations, spay/neuter surgeries, behavior advice, and much more to pet owners in underserved communities.

  • July 1, 2006

    Vaccination Station: The Finer Points of Shelter Protocols

    UC Davis Shelter Medicine Program director Kate Hurley answers common questions about vaccinations in the shelter.

  • May 1, 2006

    Canine Vaccination Guidelines for Shelters

    The American Animal Hospital Association recently released its 2006 canine vaccine guidelines, complete with a section specifically created for animal shelters.

  • July 1, 2005

    Street Dogs and Sacred Cows

    A vaccination and sterilization program for stray dogs in one of the world's poorest countries makes headway.

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