Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Recent FAQs

January 29, 2014
 Could pool shock rather than bleach be used for cleaning?  The hope is that it could be less corrosive, still sanitize, save space in storage, and be less expensive once the correct ration has been found. 
January 29, 2014
Do you recommend using  Griseofulvin and Fluconazole to treat for ringworm and if so how long does the treatment period need to be. It is my understanding that a treatment period need to be at least 3 weeks long in order to be effective.
January 29, 2014
 Could pool shock rather than bleach be used for cleaning?  The hope is that it could be less corrosive, still sanitize, save space in storage, and be less expensive once the correct ration...
January 29, 2014
Do you recommend using  Griseofulvin and Fluconazole to treat for ringworm and if so how long does the treatment period need to be. It is my understanding that a treatment period need to be at...
January 29, 2014
 We are in the position right now to be able to purchase this drug, and I know it is the one you recommend on your Ringworm info sheet. However, the research I have done has yielded a common...
January 29, 2014
We are looking for a way to conserve water as California is in a major drought. We currently power wash using Accel but use a ton of water. My ED was asking about cleaning with steam as this is how...
January 7, 2014
 I recently learned that some shelters test young kittens for FeLV only, and test older kittens (for example 4 months/4 pounds) & cats for FELV and FIV. This greatly reduces the number of...
October 31, 2013
With Doxycycline on back order our shelter is starting to look at using Minocycline.  None of our veterinarians are very familiar with this antibiotic and so we are wondering what dose we should...
October 30, 2013
 I have a question about controlling uri in our shelter. I just listened to Dr Katie Hurley in a webinar say that uri was normal and should not prevent cats from going onto the adoption floor....
October 9, 2013
We had already been using Accel for cleaning.  In our kennel and ISO areas we were alternating days between Accel and Bleach.  Your recommendation is to put all the bleach in the laundry...
September 24, 2013
The Accel TB that we  ordered is not labelled as effective against parvovirus.    In the UC Davis information sheets you reccomend using  Accel TB for use in kennels and cages. Is...
October 9, 2013
I'm investigating ways to help cool our dogs during the hot humid days of summer. We have a concrete kennel area with indoor/outdoor kennels with guillotine doors and no way to air condition the...