[E-BOOK] Adoption 101 in Animal Shelters : Key Health Messages to Deliver

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When we work or volunteer in an animal shelter, there is only one goal we all lean towards : we want all of the dogs and cats in our care to be adopted. We want all of them find a new home where they can live happily ever after. All we do somehow plays a role in leading to this very moment : when the dog, or the cat, finally finds their new owner and walks through the shelter doors.

Thatโ€™s why you guys have adoption processes in place that might include interviews, questionnaires, one-on-on with the new ownersโ€ฆ If you take a look, there are lots of discussion happening on how to optimize the adoption process. I do believe this is an important discussion to have inside your structure (and if you want more information, feel free to take a look atย my Pinterest boardย where I collect relevant posts on this topic). However, thatโ€™s not the discussion we are going to have in this e-book.

Adoption processes are critical, but I donโ€™t believe your role in animal shelters end there. When you have found the right match for a given pet, an opportunity arise in my opinion. You have the opportunity to speak preventive veterinary care with the new pet owner. As a veterinarian, I obviously see this as โ€œof the utmost importance.โ€ And on that, I now have studies and data to back me upโ€ฆ

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