Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff
Lila Miller, Stephen Zawistowski
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 4, 2013 - Medical - 744 pages
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 hoarding, enrichment in shelters, spay/neuter, and shelter design.
Now in full color, this fully updated new edition delivers a 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 operating a modern, efficient, and humane shelter.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - catsinitaly - LibraryThing
More on animal welfare and cruelty cases than in the 1st edition. Shelter programs, feline colonies, behavior evaluation for adoption are discussed. The infectious disease management section is ... Read full review