ANIMAL CARE GUIDELINES FOR EMERGENCY CO-SHELTERING

Please Note: These guidelines were developed pre-COVID-19. Please see resource links below regarding COVID-19 specific policies and protocols.

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American Veterinary Medical Association
Interim recommendations for intake of companion animals from households where humans with COVID-19 are present
https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/animal-health-and-welfare/covid-19/interim-recommendations-intake-companion-animals-households-humans-COVID-19-are-present

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Coronavirus – COVID-19
https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/coronavirus-covid-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Interim Guidance for Public Health Professionals Managing People With COVID-19 in Home Care and Isolation Who Have Pets or Other Animals
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/interim-guidance-managing-people-in-home-care-and-isolation-who-have-pets.html

Co-Sheltering Collaborative
COVID Guidelines
https://www.co-shelteringcollaborative.org/covid-19-guidelines

Dr. Scott Weese – Worms and Germs Blog
https://www.wormsandgermsblog.com/?s=covid

World Small Animal Veterinary Association
COVID-19 – Advice and Resources
https://wsava.org/news/highlighted-news/the-new-coronavirus-and-companion-animals-advice-for-wsava-members/

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