This blog was first published in Apr 2017 ; I re-edited it on Jan 2020. This Friday, I’m doing a presentation on « Spaying and Neutering in Canines & Felines ». And while polishing my Powerpoint, I couldn’t help but smile. « Younger me » used to think that everything had been said and done on this topic. … Continue reading [BLOG] Spaying & Neutering : the Rule of Diestrus
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🇫🇷 Lire en Français 37-78% of the pet owners do not give preventatives to their cats or dogs… While we do have efficient options to prevent certain infectious diseases, our main problem is that most pet owners don’t use them at all! This is where you guys in shelters will play a tremendous role. Don’t … Continue reading [BLOG] Adoption in Animal Shelters: talk about infectious disease prevention
🇫🇷 Lire en Français Gastro-intestinal issues are among the most common disorders encountered in shelters. That is why digestibility (=the percentage of a foodstuff taken into the digestive tract that is absorbed into the body) of the diet you pick is paramount. Few things to keep in mind here: #1: Follow the consistency principle (see here). … Continue reading [BLOG] Nutrition in animal shelters: digestive health, a priority.
🇫🇷 Lire en Français ici I really love this time of the year. It's in the air : hope, love, joy, happiness… Everything slows down for a moment. We put our grieves aside and focus on what is really important: spending great moments with family and friends. Again, I really love this time of the year. This … Continue reading [BLOG] My Christmas Gift : 11 Free E-books on Kennel & Cattery Management
🇫🇷 Lire en Français Ici Time flies. A month ago, I was in Japan for a series of lectures on sanitation in animal shelters. I started writing this blog between two talks, and must admit I almost forgot about it. But here I am finally, polishing it and of course, publishing it ! The Sectorization … Continue reading [BLOG] Sectorization in Shelters & Rescues : You Can Do It
🇫🇷 Lire en Français ici One thing I'm really not good at ? When traveling, coping with the jet-lag. I arrived yesterday in Tokyo for a series of lectures on shelter medicine. I will be picked up by my japanese colleague at around 9am later today... and I've been wide-awake since 12am... Now that I … Continue reading [BLOG] Why I believe we must keep a calendar in shelters
🇫🇷 Lire en Français ici I spend a lot of time in my online universe these days, but when I come back to the « real world » to deliver a talk on one of the topic I feel most passionate about, well, it simply feels great! Lately, I delivered several times our « Young & Hungry : our 2016 … Continue reading [BLOG] Newborns: when to freak out… or not !
🇫🇷 Lire en Français ici 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 … Continue reading [E-BOOK] Adoption 101 in Animal Shelters : Key Health Messages to Deliver