What information must be recorded for an animal that has to be euthanized?
All patient information and controlled substances used are recorded in the appropriate logbooks according to the Euthanasia Protocol. This information must also be accurately documented under the animal’s impound in the PetPoint database. Report any discrepancy in the drug balance immediately to a supervisor.
Can you drop dogs off at the pound?
Depending on the rules of your local shelter, you can sometimes drop your dog off at an animal shelter, but they may need advanced notice or to follow specific shelter procedures to do so. Some do allow walk-in surrenders, but some do not. Instead, they require pet owners to work with an intake specialist.
Do they put dogs down in the pound?
The pound might run out of room and dogs that have been there longest have to either be taken in by another rescue, or they will be put to sleep to make room for more unwanted dogs. That means they are given an injection that makes them feel calm, fall asleep and then die painlessly in their sleep.
Are there National Statistics on animal shelter euthanasia?
Animal Shelter Euthanasia. National euthanasia statistics are difficult to pinpoint because animal care and control agencies are not uniformly required to keep statistics on the number of animals taken in, adopted, euthanized or reclaimed.
Is there a Humane Society euthanasia reference manual?
EUTHANASIA REFERENCE MANUAL EUTHANASIA REFERENCE MANUAL The Humane Society of the United States EUTHANASIA REFERENCE MANUAL The Humane Society of the United States ii The Humane Society of the United States Euthanasia Reference Manual Copyright © 2013 by The Humane Society of the United States.
How does American Humane help reduce the euthanasia rate?
American Humane supports the establishment and operation of low-cost spay/neuter clinics. The reduction in cost motivates those who cannot and those who will not pay the full cost for the operation and has proven successful in reducing euthanasia rates in communities across the nation.
What do you need to know about ASPCA intake protocols?
In this section we offer an abundance of resources to help you keep the animals in your facility thriving and healthy until they are adopted. From vaccination protocols to kitten sexing and aging job aids to sample intake exam forms, we can help you assess and record important medical information about each animal.