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Title Animal behavior for shelter veterinarians and staff / edited by Brian A. DiGangi, Victoria A. Cussen, Pamela J. Reid, Kristen A. Collins
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2022


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 690 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Introduction to dog behavior / Julie Hecht and Alexandra Horowitz -- Introduction to cat behavior / Julia D. Albright, Christine Calder, and Amy Learn -- How animals learn / Haleh Amanieh and Nicole R. Dorey -- The relationship between physiology and behavior in dogs and cats / Valarie V. Tynes, Colleen S. Koch, and Leslie Sinn -- Safety net programs / Erin Doyle and Seana Dowling-Guyer -- Dog behavior and relinquishment to shelters / Janis Bradley and Gary J. Patronek -- Management of community cats / Margaret R. Slater -- Handling shelter dogs / Trish McMillan and Kristina Spaulding -- Assessing the behavior of shelter dogs / Pamela J. Reid -- Canine housing and husbandry for behavioral well-being / Stephanie Janeczko, Lila Miller, and Stephen Zawistowski -- Canine enrichment / Lisa Gunter and Erica Feuerbacher -- Training and behavior modification for shelter dogs / Pamela J. Reid and Tristan Rehner-Fleurant -- Play and playgroups / Lindsay R. Mehrkam -- Handling shelter cats / Brenda Griffin -- Feline behavioral assessment / Jacklyn J. Ellis -- Feline housing for behavioral well-being / Chumkee Aziz -- Feline enrichment / Jacklyn J. Ellis, Katherine Miller, and Katie Watts -- Training and behavior modification for shelter cats / Wailani Sung and Jeannine Berger -- Welfare and ethical decision-making / Victoria Cussen and Brian A. DiGangi -- Behavioral care during transportation and relocation / Brian A. DiGangi and Karen S. Walsh -- Behavioral care of animals in disasters, cruelty cases, and long-term holds / Victoria Cussen, Bridget Schoville, and Pamela J. Reid -- Behavioral pharmacology / Sara L. Bennett -- Caring for small mammals / Elise Gingrich -- Equine care / Sue McDonnell -- Animal placement and follow-up / Alexandra Protopopova and Kelley Bollen
Summary "Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff provides readers with comprehensive information addressing the behavior of both animals and humans associated with the intake, management, and rehoming of dogs and cats. To aid in practical application, the book covers specific behavior considerations in both dogs and cats. Topics are separated by animal to allow for easy accessibility by professionals who are actively working in the field. Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff is a must-have reference for evidence-based practical tips, techniques, and protocols for everyday use in animal shelters by shelter volunteers and staff, as well as professional trainers, behaviorists, and veterinarians working with shelters"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Preceded by: Animal behavior for shelter veterinarians and staff / editors, Emily Weiss, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Stephen Zawistowski. 2015
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 14, 2022)
Subject Pets -- Behavior
Pets -- Training.
Cat rescue.
Dog rescue.
Animal shelters.
Behavior, Animal -- physiology
Veterinary Medicine -- methods
Animal Welfare
Human-Animal Interaction
Felis domesticus (species)
animal shelters (welfare buildings)
Pets -- Training
Pets -- Behavior
Dog rescue
Cat rescue
Animal shelters
Form Electronic book
Author DiGangi, Brian A., 1980- editor.
Cussen, Victoria A., 1979- editor.
Reid, Pamela, 1960- editor.
Collins, Kristen A., 1976- editor.
LC no. 2022016281
ISBN 9781119618515