The more you know about shelter medicine, the better you can support it. Help get the word out and promote a new standard of care for all animals.
Talk to your local shelter to find out if they have a shelter medicine program. Many shelters need help taking the next step.
Tell your friends and family and encourage them to adopt from shelters that practice shelter medicine.
Post photos of your shelter pet with a message thanking shelter vets for making a difference in shelter pets' lives.
Donations are crucial for helping local shelters gain the resources they need to implement shelter medicine programs and build relationships with shelter vets.
Ask your local shelter how you can help support their efforts to make shelter medicine a reality for all pets.
Create a fund in honor of your pet that uses donations to sponsor a veterinarian at a local shelter.
Link to this page and use the video below to help raise awareness and donations for shelter medicine.
Shelter medicine needs veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary schools, and decision makers at local shelters to take the lead and save lives.