Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff
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 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.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $133.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/21/2012
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
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 to Animal Sheltering|
|Legal Issues for Shelters|
|Quality of Life, Stress, and Emotional Pain in Shelter Animals|
|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|
|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|
|Overview of Animal Cruelty Laws|
|Veterinary Forensics: Medical Evaluation of Abused Live Animals|
|Examination of the Deceased Victim|
|Emergency Medicine in the Animal Shelter|
|Disaster and Emergency Planning Response for Animal Shelters|
|Behavior Evaluation, Adoption Follow-Up|
|Animal Behavior Forensics: Evaluation of Dangerous Dogs and Cruelty Victims|
|Behavioral Pharmacotherapy in the Animal Shelter|
|Spay Neuter Services for Shelter and Community Animals|
|Anesthesia and Pain Management|
|Surgical Techniques for Spay Neuter|
|Management of Stray and Feral Community Cats|
|Non-Surgical Sterilization of Cats and Dogs|