May 20, 2020 – CDPH Shares Lifesaving Protocols for Animal Shelters during COVID-19 – 

Shelter PALS is very excited to announce that, in a victory for shelter animals, the California Department of Public Health has shared important shelter protocols and legal guidelines proposed and written by the San Francisco SPCA. These important shelter community resources explain how to safely and legally save animals lives during COVID-19.

Shelters can access these protocols via the California Department of Public Health and on our website.

Among other essential activities, shelters can utilize these protocols to safely transport animals, and to make foster and adoption matches between animals and the people who need those connections desperately. Now more than ever, we must continue to advocate for homeless pets and provide a critical safety net for the burgeoning number of animals whose lives depend on us.