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Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff, Paperback / softback Book

Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff Paperback / softback

Edited by Lila Miller, Stephen L., PhD Zawistowski


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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 744 pages
  • Publisher: Iowa State University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Veterinary medicine
  • ISBN: 9780813819938



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