Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff

ISBN-10: 0813819938
ISBN-13: 9780813819938
Edition: 2nd 2013
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Description: Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff, Second Edition is the premier reference on shelter medicine. Divided into sections on management, species-specific animal husbandry, infectious disease, animal cruelty, shelter programs, behavior, and  More...

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Book details

List price: $133.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.366
Language: English

Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff, Second Edition is the premier reference on shelter medicine. Divided into sections on management, species-specific animal husbandry, infectious disease, animal cruelty, shelter programs, behavior, and spay/neuter, the new edition has been reformatted in a more user-friendly design with briefer chapters and information cross-referenced between chapters.  Maintaining a herd health approach, new and expanded chapters address issues of husbandry, infectious disease management, behavior forensics, population management, forensic toxicology, animal cruelty and hording, enrichment in shelters, spay/neuter, and shelter program design.Now in full color, this fully updated new edition delivers the vast array of knowledge necessary to provide appropriate and humane care for shelter animals.  Veterinarians, veterinary technicians and shelter professionals will find this to be the go-to resource on the unique aspects of shelter medicine that help facilitate a modern, efficient, and humane shelter.

Stephen Zawistowski holds a PhD in Behavior Genetics and is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (CAAB.) He currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Science Adviser to The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Introduction
Introduction to Animal Sheltering
Population Statistics
Shelter Design
Sanitation
Administrative Issues
Legal Issues for Shelters
Husbandry
Quality of Life, Stress, and Emotional Pain in Shelter Animals
Population Management
Canine Care in the Animal Shelter
Feline Care in the Animal Shelter
Small Mammal Care in the Animal Shelter Chris Hanley
Reptile and Amphibian Care in the Animal Shelter
Avian Care in the Animal Shelter
Temporary Care of Wildlife in the Animal Shelter
Equine Care in the Animal Shelter
Infectious Disease
Strategies for Infectious Disease Management in a Shelter
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases in a Population
Practical Overview of Common Infectious Disease Agents
Disease Recognition and Diagnostic Testing
Treatment Strategies
Outbreak Management
Animal Cruelty
Overview of Animal Cruelty Laws
Veterinary Forensics: Medical Evaluation of Abused Live Animals
Examination of the Deceased Victim
Forensic Toxicology
Animal Hoarding
Animal Fighting
Equine Cruelty
Shelter Programs
Emergency Medicine in the Animal Shelter
Euthanasia
Foster Care
Disaster and Emergency Planning Response for Animal Shelters
Behavior
Behavior Evaluation, Adoption Follow-Up
Behavioral Enrichment
Animal Behavior Forensics: Evaluation of Dangerous Dogs and Cruelty Victims
Behavioral Pharmacotherapy in the Animal Shelter
Spay Neuter
Spay Neuter Services for Shelter and Community Animals
Anesthesia and Pain Management
Surgical Techniques for Spay Neuter
Pediatric Neutering
Management of Stray and Feral Community Cats
Non-Surgical Sterilization of Cats and Dogs

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