This highly contagious and virulent disease can be devastating to your cat population, especially the kittens. Vaccination upon entry and strict cleaning and disinfection protocols can be your best defense against this environmentally hardy virus. Learn the ins and outs of dealing with this disease.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Separate fact from fiction regarding canine parvovirus and feline panleukopenia.
Veterinarian Jan Scarlett provides tips on moving animals in transfer programs to their new destinations safely.
Policies & Programs
Lots of downloadable factsheets on common shelter diseases, sanitation, enrichment for shelter animals and much more.
The shelter medicine program at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine has a wealth of information on disease control, facility design, animal housing and many other topics.