Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff

... medicine was truly in its infancy when work began in 2002 on the first edition of
Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians andStaff. The first formal veterinary class in
shelter medicine was taughtin 1999 at Cornell University using informal handouts
 ...

Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff

Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff, SecondEdition is the premier reference on shelter medicine. Dividedinto sections on management, species-specific animal husbandry,infectious disease, animal cruelty, shelter programs, behavior, andspay/neuter, the new edition has been reformatted in a moreuser-friendly design with briefer chapters and informationcross-referenced between chapters. Maintaining a herd healthapproach, new and expanded chapters address issues of husbandry,infectious disease management, behavior forensics, populationmanagement, forensic toxicology, animal cruelty and hoarding,enrichment in shelters, spay/neuter, and shelter design. Now in full color, this fully updated new edition delivers avast array of knowledge necessary to provide appropriate and humanecare for shelter animals. Veterinarians, veterinarytechnicians and shelter professionals will find this to be thego-to resource on the unique aspects of shelter medicine that helpfacilitate operating a modern, efficient, and humane shelter.

Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff

referring new pet owners to appropriate veterinary care. ... Another 15.4%
reported intestinal parasites, despite preadoption treatment in the shelter,
indicating the need for emphasizing postadoption parasite testing and treatment
if indicated.

Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff

Presents and evaluates the available research and programs that address both animal and human behaviors associated with the intake, management, and rehoming of dogs and cats.--From publisher description.

Kirk s Current Veterinary Therapy XV E Book

... Suggested Reading Hurley KF: Implementing a population health plan in an
animal shelter: goal setting, data collection and monitoring, and policy
development. In Miller L, Zawistowski S, editors: Shelter medicine for
veterinarians and staff, ...

Kirk s Current Veterinary Therapy XV   E Book

Written by today s leading experts, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy, Volume XV keeps you completely current with the latest in disease management for dogs and cats. It uses a clear and practical approach to medical disorders; the typical chapter includes both a brief guide to diagnosis and a detailed discussion of therapy. You ll gain quick access to information such as critical care; infectious, toxicologic, and dermatologic disorders; and diseases of the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, neurologic,and ophthalmologic systems. From editors John Bonagura and David Twedt plus hundreds of expert contributors, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy enhances your skills in evidence-based treatment planning. "For the practitioner who wants to keep abreast of current therapies for a wide range of topics, ... CVT is the perfect reference ." Reviewed by: Ryan Ong, WAVES Veterinary Hospital on behalf of Australian Veterinary Hospital, March 2015 Authoritative, easy-to-read coverage includes a brief approach to diagnosis with detailed discussions of the latest therapies. An organ-system organization and a convenient index make it easy to find solutions for specific disorders. Treatment algorithms help you manage patients with difficult medical problems. A handy Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information. 365 illustrations depict the pathophysiologic basis for therapy or show the management of a defined condition. A companion website includes valuable information still relevant from CVT XIV, an index, and drug formulary, all fully searchable; a collection of 300 images; references that link to PubMed; and clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, conversion tables, and more. Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information. Expert contributors and editors provide scientific, up-to-date coverage of clinically useful topics, including broad, traditional, and controversial subjects. References indicate related material from earlier volumes of Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy. NEW chapters cover the most important, emerging information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges in today’s veterinary practice. A new section on feline and canine nutrition covers important issues in nutritional health. 50 new chapter authors join hundreds of expert international contributors, all of whom are leading authorities in their fields. NEW! Availability as Pageburst ebook allows you digital access to this volume along with your library of other Elsevier references.

Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats E Book

I want nothing less than to completely change how we practice veterinary
medicine so that veterinarians and their staff are the driving force advocating for
and enhancing patient welfare and for meeting the patient's cognitive and mental
health ...

Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats   E Book

This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.

Heritage of Care The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Tells the story of the leading organization for protecting the rights and welfare of animals, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Heritage of Care  The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was the nation's first animal welfare organization. The society had its origins in the fervor for social reform that characterized the era following the Civil War. Its founder, Henry Bergh, organized the ASPCA because of his abhorrence of injustice — personally, he was never especially interested in animals. The society's agents—known in the early years as Bergh's men—were empowered to enforce the law throughout the state. Bergh used the media to advance his cause, and many of the issues that he confronted were covered in the press. Heritage of Care brings these early efforts to life again. After Bergh's death, the ASPCA's original mission to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals drew committed men and women to continue the work. From 1894 to 1994, the ASPCA handled animal control for New York City, changing the image of dog pounds to animal shelters by introducing the concept of a professional staff. And just as Bergh preached kindness to children in the orphanages of old New York, his successors instilled caring attitudes through the new medium of television, and later through the Internet. Heritage of Care brings the society's work up-to-date. It is an insider's look at Bergh's men and Bergh's women of the twenty-first century.

Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice E Book

rehabilitation and sports medicine special interest group took before becoming
recognized as a specialty college by the ... It offers training to veterinarians,
veterinary students, veterinary technicians as well as shelter staff and grief
counselors.

Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice  E Book

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, edited by Dr. Katherine J. Goldberg, focuses on Advances in Palliative Medicine. Article topics indlue: Pet Hospice Program at Colorado State University; Hospice Care Service at Michigan State University; Pain and Palliative Care Service at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital; Current topics in serious illness and palliative medicine: a curricular initiative at Cornell University; Development and use of the Serious Veterinary Illness Conversation Guide; Ethics of palliative medicine in veterinary patients; Overcoming obstacles to palliative care: what can we learn from our MD colleagues?; Caregiver burden and veterinary client mental health concerns; Capacities of animal patients: how cognitive ethology can (and should) inform palliative and end of life care; Palliative care challenges from the oncology service in a veterinary teaching hospital; Private practice oncology: viewpoint on end of life decision-making; Advances in pain management, palliative care applications; Advances in neurology, palliative care applications; Updates and advances in cognitive dysfunction; Perspectives on nutrition and feeding; Palliative care services at home: viewpoint from a multi-doctor practice; Objective exploration of euthanasia: what do (and don’t) we know about adverse effects?; Integrating a social worker into the veterinary team for palliative care and hospice; and Conflict management.

The Cat E Book

Coleman, GT, Atwell RB: Use of fipronil to treat ear mites in cats, Austr Vet Pract
29:166, 1999. Companion Animal ... In Miller L, Zawistowski S, editors: Shelter
medicine for veterinarians and staff, Ames, Iowa, 2004, Blackwell, p 211. Hurley
KF: ...

The Cat   E Book

Comprehensive in scope and exclusively devoted to feline medical care, Dr. Susan Little's The Cat: Clinical Medicine and Management is an essential resource for anyone who provides complete, state-of-the-art care to cats. In one convenient volume, you'll find authoritative, clinically-focused information enhanced by full-color illustrations, tables, boxes, algorithms, key points, and much more — all in a format designed for quick access. Dr. Little and her expert contributors address the unique concerns and challenges facing the feline practitioner, including the latest advances in feline medical diagnosis and management and their clinical applications to everyday practice. User-friendly and complete, The Cat is also available as an e-book, giving you easy access to the complete, fully-searchable contents online. Covers the latest advances in feline medicine from a systemic and adjunctive care perspective. It's the most comprehensive feline medical reference available with a strong clinical focus. Helps you meet the increasing demand for state-of-the-art medical care by cat owners — including advanced diagnostic services and treatments designed to extend and improve quality of life for feline companions. Features a full-color design with hundreds of schematic drawings, tables, boxes, key points, algorithms, and photographs for quick and easy access to information. Addresses key topics unique to feline medicine and not currently covered in other books, including: insights and clinical advances attributable to the mapping of the feline genome; medical conditions associated with behavioral problems; managing the feline patient with co-existing and chronic disease; special medical problems and care considerations for the geriatric cat; environmental enrichment for the indoor cat; feline zoonotic agents and implications for human health; and shelter medicine and overpopulation solutions. Provides in-depth information on indoor cats and senior cats, including timely guidance on meeting owners' expectations for longer, healthier lives for their cats. Addresses the challenges of pet overpopulation, particularly the impact of millions of feral cats on public health and the environment. Presents information written in the manner of expanded conference proceedings, delivering the latest insights and most current approaches to management of feline medical disorders. Includes contributions from approximately 60 contributors, drawing on the valuable expertise of those most knowledgeable in the field of feline medical care. Bears the full endorsement of the Winn Feline Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports studies about cat health and funds feline research projects worldwide, and is internationally regarded as a major contributor to the health and wellbeing of all cats. The complete contents also are available online through Veterinary Consult.

Manual of Reptiles

Manual of Reptiles


Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Small Animal Practice E Book

The veterinarian and staff can immediately begin applying the philosophy of
palliative and hospice care after the delivery system is in place by following the
strategy described in the article by Tamara S. Shearer elsewhere in this issue.

Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Small Animal Practice   E Book

Introducing one of the first primers on palliative and hospice care for the small animal veterinarian! Guest edited by Dr. Tami Shearer, this volume will include topics such as: the history of pet hospice, delivery systems of veterinary hospice and palliative care, 5-step pet hospice plan, a veterinarian’s role in helping pet owners with decision making, quality of life assessment techniques, assessment and treatment of pain in life-limiting disease, the role of rehabilitation techniques for hospice and palliative care patients, the role of nutrition and alternative care methods in hospice and palliative care patients, emotional support tips, ethical considerations in life-limiting conditions, case studies, and much more!

The Cockfighter

"The most important enactment of a youth's growing-up since Catcher in the Rye."--A.R. Ammons

The Cockfighter

"The most important enactment of a youth's growing-up since Catcher in the Rye."--A.R. Ammons