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BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Shelter Medicine

Principles of Health and Welfare in a Multi-animal Environment

Dean, Rachel / Roberts, Margaret / Stavisky, Jenny (Herausgeber)

BSAVA - British Small Animal Veterinary Association


1. Auflage Dezember 2018
384 Seiten, Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-905319-84-8
John Wiley & Sons

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Dieses brandneue Handbuch ist eine praktische Handreichung zum Umgang mit den unterschiedlichen klinischen Szenarien bei der Behandlung von Hunden und Katzen in Tierheimen.
- Geschrieben aus der klinischen Perspektive.
- Erläutert die Prinzipien evidenzbasierter Veterinärmedizin, wenn im Kontext erforderlich.

What is shelter medicine?

* Top tips for a shelter medicine vet

Ethics and animal welfare

* Using the ethical framework to make decisions

Pragmatic decision-making in the charity situation

* Dealing with the elderly thin cat

* Dealing with the elderly dog

* Dealing with heart murmurs in dogs and cats

* Dealing with the itchy dog: is it atopic dermatitis?

Population control and management

* Setting up a population control program

* TNR/CNR checklist

* Euthanasia and shelters

Optimizing neutering programmes

* General anaesthesia protocols for early neutering

Shelter metrics

Principles of infectious disease and transmission

Biosecurity in shelters

* A brief overview of disinfectants

Shelter design and the flow of animals through a shelter

Preventive medicine in the shelter environment

* Intake assessment for animals entering shelters

Diarrhoea in the dog in the shelter environment

Diarrhoea in the cat in the shelter environment

Respiratory disease in the dog in the shelter environment

* Rehoming a coughing dog

Respiratory disease in the cat in the shelter environment

* Rehoming a snotty cat

Skins diseases in shelter animals

Managing FeLV/FIV in the multi-cat/shelter environment

Managing feline coronavirus and feline infectious peritonitis in the multi-cat/shelter environment

* Toxoplasmosis

* Exotic diseases in shelters

* Zoonotic diseases in shelters

Behaviour and stress management in the shelter environment

* Current thinking on dog behaviour

* Current thinking on cat behaviour

* Socialization of puppies

* Socialization of kittens

* Dealing with the aggressive dog

* Dealing with the hard-to-handle cat

* Environmental enrichment for dogs in shelters

* Environmental enrichment for cats in shelters

Charities, their policies and their staff

Law and shelter medicine

* Dealing with a stray dog

* Dealing with a stray cat

The shelter veterinary team

Working with the non-vet shelter team

* Hoarding

* Non-accidental injury

Training and education in the shelter environment
Rachel Dean qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1996 and, after several years of working in mixed and small animal practice in both the UK and Australia, moved to the University of Bristol where she worked on research into infectious diseases. Rachel obtained a Diploma in Feline Medicine from the Royal Veterinary College and is a recognised specialist. Since 2009, Rachel has been based at the University of Nottingham, where she directs the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine.

Margaret Roberts is a graduate of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh and continued on to work in small animal practice around the world before returning to the UK and eventually joining Cats Protection to manage the charity's veterinary department.

Jenny Stavisky worked for several years in mixed practice after qualifying from the University of Edinburgh. She then moved to the University of Liverpool to pursue a PhD in epidemiology and virology, after which she joined the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham as a lecturer in shelter medicine. Jenny is a founding member of the Association of Charity Vets as well as the Vets in the Community project.