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What is that Smell?! Pros & Cons of Kennel Drain Options - Sept. 18, 2018

What is that Smell?! Pros & Cons of Kennel Drain Options


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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 

Noon EST/9 am PST

What is that Smell?! Pros & Cons of Kennel Drain Options (50 minutes) 

When it comes to kennel drains, there are several choices, including front or back drains as well as individual or trench drains. It is even possible to run a facility with no drains. There are pros and cons to each design choice. The right answer depends on personal preferences, what operating factors are important to the owner or staff, and in some cases, what brand of equipment is used. Learn more about the issues involved in the decision-making process and how to determine what design is best.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what drain system offers the best defense against cross-contamination of waste water
  • Learn the pros and cons of high pressure cleaning systems vs. wet dry systems and how they impact odor and the spread of disease
  • Learn about the different floor seals for isolation panels, how their failure can jeopardize animal health and how to properly care for and maintain the seals
  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of rear trench drains, front trench drains, individual drains and no drain

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 


1 Continuing Education Credit for Veterinarians 

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Time will be allotted for questions and answers in the last part of the hour.

Register now or contact us to schedule a presentation that is approved for RACE CE credit.


Greg Taylor is President and CEO of the Mason Company, a leading designer and manufacturer of animal housing for the veterinary, boarding and shelter markets, as well as animal control, military and working dogs, research, zoos, exotic animals – any application where animals need to be enclosed securely, humanely and under demanding conditions. Mason Company was founded in 1892 and has developed the widest product line in the industry, many with innovative designs and features, and has nine patents or patents-pending, including the Sani-Slope™ and Silvis Seal™. Mason Company sells products around the world and has installations in more than 30 countries. Greg has led the company since 2008 and has worked with many of the most successful veterinary hospitals, pet resorts and animal shelters. Greg also serves as executive director of the Mason Foundation for Animal Shelter Design, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that enables animal shelters to work with architects and needs assessment providers on their projects.

Mason Company is proud to be a RACE Approved Provider and offer CE credit to veterinarians. Find out more about continuing education programs offered for veterinarians or email or call 1-800-543-5567.