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Safe and Sound



Shelters devote a great deal of time and effort to ensuring the health and welfare of the animals in their care, but what about the people who visit their facilities? A good organization needs to minimize the potential hazards that could cause injury or illness to the people who come to work, volunteer, or adopt animals—and to the general public. In this, the sixth article in our series highlighting guidelines from the Association of Shelter Veterinarians, learn how to deal with the biological, chemical, and physical hazards at your shelter.



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