Using Bleach Properly in Animal Shelters

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Bleach is an effective disinfectant when used properly. However, some of its properties make it less desirable than other commonly available disinfectants. Review the Shelter Disinfectant Poster to help select the best disinfectant for your needs. If bleach is the best option for your current needs, be sure to follow the recommendations on this handout to ensure its effectiveness.

Using Bleach Properly in Animal Shelters. (n.d.). Retrieved March 6, 2022, from

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Topic(s): Breeder Resource, Environment, Environmental Management and Monitoring, Hygiene