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Title Animal behavior for shelter veterinarians and staff / editors, Emily Weiss, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Stephen Zawistowski
Published Ames, Iowa : Wiley Blackwell, 2015


Description 1 online resource (viii, 386 pages : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Introduction to dog behavior / Julie Hecht and Alexandra Horowitz -- Introduction to cat behavior / Steve Zawistowski -- Behavior risks for relinquishment / Heather Mohan-Gibbons and Emily Weiss -- The relationship between physiology and behavior in dogs and cats / Valerie Tynes, Leslie Sinn, and Colleen Koch -- Behavioral ecology of free roaming/community cats / Margaret Slater -- Intake and assessment / Amy Marder -- Housing, husbandry, and behavior of dogs in animal shelters / Lila Miller and Steve Zawistowski -- Canine enrichment / Alexandra Moesta, Sandra McCune, Lesley Deacon and Kathy Kruger -- Training and behavior modification for the shelter / Pam Reid and Kirsten Collins -- Feline intake and assessment / Stephanie Janeczko -- Feline housing / Sandra Newbury -- Environmental and behavioral enrichment for cats / Katherine Miller and Katie Watts -- Training and behavior modification for shelter cats / Kelly Bollen -- The adoption process : the interface with the human animal / Bert Troughton -- Safety nets and support for pets at-risk of entering the sheltering system / Emily Weiss -- Adopter support : using post-adoption programs to maximize adoption success / Linda Reider -- Lost and found / Linda Lord
Summary 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 dog and cats. Introductions to dog and cat behavior relevant to any animal professional Reviews behavioral reasons for the relinquishment of dogs and cats Describes intake and assessment protocol, shelter design, training and enrichment programs that reduce stress and enhance behavioral well-being Concepts to improve the adoption process and support the human-animal bond post
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Pets -- Behavior
Pets -- Training.
Cat rescue.
Dog rescue.
Animal shelters.
Behavior, Animal -- physiology
Veterinary Medicine -- methods
Animal Welfare
Human-Animal Bond
animal shelters (welfare buildings)
Felis domesticus (species)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Animal shelters
Cat rescue
Dog rescue
Pets -- Behavior
Pets -- Training
Form Electronic book
Author Weiss, Emily, editor.
Mohan-Gibbons, Heather, editor.
Zawistowski, Stephen, editor.
LC no. 2015011536
ISBN 9781119421313