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. …

Overcoming Hardships and Second Chances – Tails of Courage

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As an organization whose mission is to teach others how to overcome hardships and find second chances, it is no surprise that Tails of Courage is our most recent monthly winner of the Rescue My Shelter contest. Founded in 2009, by a survivor of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City on September 11 2001, Tails of Courage …

Wild Blue Animal Rescue and Sanctuary Provides Homes for Cats in Need!

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Wild Blue Animal Rescue and Sanctuary has been serving the Colorado Springs area since 2010, providing care, treatment, and loving homes for cats and kittens in need. With an expansive foster care program, kitten therapy programs for teens and seniors, volunteer opportunities, and spay and neutering services for surrounding Veterinary Hospitals and low-income families, they are committed to serving their …

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Fuzzy Friends Rescue Gives Love and Finds Homes

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Fuzzy Friends Rescue, located in Waco, Texas, provides shelter for cats and dogs who have not yet found their forever home. Since 1997, Fuzzy Friends has worked tirelessly to save over 10,000 companion animals from euthanization, while placing them with loving families. They are our most recent winners of the #RescueMyShelter campaign and here’s why! Fuzzy friends rescue is a …

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The Harmful Effects That you NEED to Know About Disinfectant Residues

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Disinfecting surfaces should be quick, simple, and worry-free so that you can focus on providing the best treatment for your patients. What happens, though, when your disinfectant begins to leave behind residue on surfaces and equipment, causing more harm than good? What is Chemical Residue? Disinfectants are created to destroy pathogens of concern and reduce the spread of microorganisms between …

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Leaving Dogs in Cars in the Summer: We Debunk 3 Common Myths

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Summer is almost here and temperatures are rising across the country. Walks outside, afternoons spent at the dog park, and a good swim at the end of a long, hot day is what many of our canine friends love most. While warm temperatures are a nice change from this year’s bitterly cold winter, a hot day can quickly become a …