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Taking Them In



What happens—or doesn’t happen—when an animal enters a shelter can affect an individual pet’s ultimate outcome, as well as impacting the health of an entire shelter population. Taking steps such as obtaining a pet’s history, performing an intake exam, checking for microchips, and giving vaccinations should be considered the standards of the intake process, according to guidelines developed by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.



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