Loving Fearlessly – Fearless Kitty Rescue

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Congratulations are in order to our most recent Rescue My Shelter winner Fearless Kitty Rescue! Fearless Kitty Rescue is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit, no-kill cat rescue, serving the immediate community of Fountain Hills, Arizona and surrounding areas. Founded on the belief that all cats and kittens deserve a chance at a happy, healthy, and fearless life, they are truly dedicated …

Are Soft Surfaces Off Limits for Disinfectants?

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If you caught our first lesson in the Rescue™ Crash-Course on Disinfectant Efficacy, you may have been left with some questions. Although we broke down the different types of pathogens and how to tell if your disinfectant will kill them, one area that often causes confusion is whether disinfectants can be used on soft surfaces. Here we’ll explain the best …

What Does Your Disinfectant Kill?

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The job of a disinfectant is to kill pathogens*.  But it can be confusing to keep track of what types of pathogens a disinfectant can kill. Here, we’ll break down what efficacy* claims mean, and how to know whether your facility is protected from the pathogens you’re worried about. To start, here are some definitions that we’ll be referring to: …

Keeping Parasites out of your Summer Plans

Keeping Parasites out of our Summer Plans – How Disinfectants Can Help

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If there’s one downside to the summer heat, it’s that ticks and fleas are also a fan of these warmer temperatures. While we talk a lot about viruses, bacteria, and fungi, however, parasites are another important category of pathogen that need to be accounted for when maintaining a clean, disease-free facility. Although parasites come in many different shapes and sizes, …

Safe Disinfection Doesn’t Have To Be A Trade-Off

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National Safety Month is in full swing, and there is a lot of buzz in the air about the importance of workplace safety. The chemicals that we use every day, including disinfectants, are a huge part of creating a safe workplace, and choosing the wrong chemicals can jeopardize the health of your staff, patients, and clients. But if disinfectant safety …

SPOT THE FOMITES!

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How many fomites can you spot in the picture above? To give you a hint, the vet’s stethoscope, the exam table, and the technician’s scrubs are all examples. Have you guessed what a fomite is, and how it may play in the role of transmitting infections in our facilities? In a nutshell, fomites are inanimate objects that can transmit pathogens …

AHP® – The New Technology in Disinfection

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When it comes to technology, most of us would agree that newer is better. After all, you wouldn’t want your state-of-the art facility to be full of technology from the 1920s, and it would be hard to imagine functioning without modern phones and computers and everything else we can no longer live without! However, a lot of people rely on …

Care, Compassion, and Hope – Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

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When launching Rescue My Shelter back in August 2017, we never anticipated the amount of engagement and participation that we received from shelters and their supporters. Rescue® is excited to be able to continue to recognize shelters doing amazing things in the animal health community. As our first winner of 2019, we are delighted to recognize the amazing Pet Alliance …

Is Rescue® Really Better than Bleach?

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Although it seems like bleach is everywhere in the veterinary world, it may be time to leave it on the shelf next time you’re shopping for disinfectants. Many newer alternatives, such as Rescue® formulated with Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide®, are starting to revolutionize the world of veterinary disinfectants by killing like bleach, but with the safety of commonly-used household cleaning products. …

Anal gland expressions gone wrong? #IfYouOnlyKnew …

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The ‘IfYouOnlyKnew’ campaign created by Rescue® and NAVTA started out as an educational portal with 3-10 minute modules to further educate Veterinary Technicians on the importance of choosing and using the right disinfectants. Progressing into a social media contest a few months after, giving Vet Techs an opportunity to share their funniest, smelliest and craziest stories while on the job. …