Jyothi Robertson, DVM
Ringworm is rarely life threatening in household pets, but in the shelter, it can lead to almost unmanageable outbreaks, excessive costs, and euthanasia due to its zoonotic potential.
In shelters, there are many causes of diarrhea in felines.
A range of behaviors harmful to animals may be defined as abuse. This includes both intentional and unintentional harm or neglect.
Canine parvovirus (CPV) poses a serious threat in animal shelters, as a double stranded DNA virus that has rapid spread and the ability to persist in the environment for months to years.