Fecal consistency is based on the amount of moisture in the dog or cat’s stool. By scoring the consistency, it can help you identify changes in health. Use this chart to help understand the health of the animals in your care.
Making a pet’s transition into a new home stress-free will set everyone up for success. Print this tip sheet to give to your adopters.
If your veterinarian has diagnosed your pet with food sensitivities or intolerances, be sure to ask about special diets to help.
Are the cats in your care at a healthy weight? It’s easy to do a quick assessment just by running your fingers over their ribcage. Check out this chart to help you determine.
Are the dogs in your care at a healthy weight? It’s easy to do a quick assessment just by running your fingers over their ribcage. Check out this chart to help you determine.
Litter box issues are a leading factor in why cats are returned to shelters, so here are some tips & tricks to share with new adopters to help ease their transition home.
Did you know? Most puppies should eat puppy food for one year, while large-breed puppies should stay on specialized puppy nutrition for up to two years.
Did you know? Most kittens should eat kitten food for one year, while large-breed kittens should continue eating specialized kitten nutrition for 18-24 months.
Did you know? Disease control programs not only reduce disease and suffering in the animals in your care, but also reduce overall shelter expenses and average length of stay while increasing adoptability, staff and employee morale, and overall lives saved. Regardless of the size or budget of your sheltering organization, you can develop an effective disease control program by using and adapting the resources you already have.
High-quality, properly fed nutrition matters—for your shelter pets AND for you. Adopters trust you and look to you for guidance during the adoption process. Learn why recommending consistent nutrition is so important, and how to make your recommendation to all of your adopters.
Even under the best of conditions, pets in your care may be stressed because of an unfamiliar environment or dietary changes. This can cause the GI system to be upset and out of balance. FortiFlora is a breakthrough probiotic supplement designed to support digestive health, and can help support GI and immune health while you find your adoptable pets their forever homes.