Strategies for Successful Animal Shelters

Strategies for Successful Animal Shelters is the first book to assess the relationship between shelter traits, activities and critical outcome variables, such as live release or save rates. This book provides a data-based evaluation of shelter processes and practices with explicit recommendations for improved shelter activities. Using a survey of licensed animal shelters, case studies, and data on state inspections, complaints, and save rates, this book provides an assessment of the activities, processes, and procedures that are most likely to lead to positive outcomes for a variety of animal shelters. The book also contributes to community debate around animal sheltering and provides best practices, methods and means to assess local shelters to ensure the highest level of animal welfare. It is a valuable resource for animal shelter professionals and rescue groups, as well as students in disciplines such as animal science, animal welfare and shelter medicine. Offers best-practice recommendations and how they are used in animal shelters Analyzes which shelter traits, programs and activities are most strongly associated with optimal outcomes, including live release rates Includes an assessment of future research and activities to optimize animal welfare within shelters

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  • Author : Laura A. Reese
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 298 pages
  • ISBN : 0128163755
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Strategies for Successful Animal Shelters

Strategies for Successful Animal Shelters
  • Author : Laura A. Reese
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKStrategies for Successful Animal Shelters

Strategies for Successful Animal Shelters is the first book to assess the relationship between shelter traits, activities and critical outcome variables, such as live release or save rates. This book provides a data-based evaluation of shelter processes and practices with explicit recommendations for improved shelter activities. Using a survey of licensed animal shelters, case studies, and data on state inspections, complaints, and save rates, this book provides an assessment of the activities, processes, and procedures that are most likely to

The Best Practice Playbook for Animal Shelters

The Best Practice Playbook for Animal Shelters
  • Author : Sara Pizano
  • Publisher : Gatekeeper Press
  • Release : 16 April 2021
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The Best Practice Playbook for Animal Shelters outlines proven best practice strategies to keep pets with their families, engage communities to action on behalf of pets in need, create responsible public policy and place pets who do enter the shelter quickly into homes or back to their original homes. This book is a 'must read' for anyone interested in recreating and supporting a compassionate animal welfare system in every community.

Every Nose Counts

Every Nose Counts
  • Author : J.M. Scarlett,M. Geenberg,T. Hoshizaki
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 April 2017
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For years, animal shelters have been hearing a similar message, "You need to use your data!" But which pieces of data should be monitored? How often? And to what degree of detail? Every Nose Counts: Using Metrics in Animal Shelters is a guide book that seeks to answers these questions, and many more. It all starts with a simple question: "What are your goals?" From here, we walk you through examples of metrics you can use to track progress toward

Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff

Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff
  • Author : Emily Weiss,Heather Mohan-Gibbons,Stephen Zawistowski
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 July 2015
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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

Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff

Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff
  • Author : Lila Miller,Stephen Zawistowski
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 October 2012
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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

Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters

Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters
  • Author : Lila Miller,Kate Hurley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 November 2011
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Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters is a comprehensive guide to preventing, managing, and treating disease outbreaks in shelters. Emphasizing strategies for the prevention of illness and mitigation of disease, this book provides detailed, practical information regarding fundamental principles of disease control and specific management of important diseases affecting dogs and cats in group living environments. Taking an in-depth, population health approach, the text presents information to aid in the fight against the most significant and costly health issues in

Saving Animals

Saving Animals
  • Author : Elan Abrell
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 04 May 2021
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A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States In the past three decades, animal rights advocates have established everything from elephant sanctuaries in Africa to shelters that rehabilitate animals used in medical testing, to homes for farmed animals, abandoned pets, and entertainment animals that have outlived their “usefulness.” Saving Animals is the first major ethnography to focus on the ethical issues animating the establishment of such places, where animals who have been mistreated or destined for

Animals in Disasters

Animals in Disasters
  • Author : Dick Green
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 08 February 2019
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Animals in Disasters is a comprehensive book on animal rescue written by Dr. Dick Green who shares his experiences, best practices and lessons learned from well over 125 domestic and international disasters. It provides a step-by-step process for communities and states to more effectively address animal issues and enhance their animal response capabilities. Sections include an overview of the history of animal rescue, where we are today, and the steps needed to better prepare for tomorrow. This how-to book for emergency

Management of the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation

Management of the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation
  • Author : Oliver Gassmann,Fiona Schweitzer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 October 2013
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This book shows the patterns of the fuzzy front end of innovation and how it can be managed successfully. Topics in this book cover traditional instruments and processes such as technology monitoring, market-oriented research management, lead-user developments, but also modern approaches such as frontloading, user community-driven innovation, crowdsourcing, anthropological expeditions, technological listening posts in global R&D settings, cross-industry innovation processes, open innovation, and IP cycle management. Contributions are based on latest research and cases studies on this new paradigm.

Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters

Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters
  • Author : Lila Miller,Stephanie Janeczko,Kate F. Hurley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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Since the publication of the first edition of Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters in 2009, research and practice in the field of shelter medicine have advanced significantly. This updated second edition of that seminal work provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to preventing, managing, and treating infectious diseases affecting cats, dogs and exotic small companion mammals in animal shelters. Throughout the book, the authors—noted experts on the topic—bridge the gap between medicine (both individual and group) and

National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness
  • Author : Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 May 2021
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The ultimate guide for anyone wondering how President Joe Biden will respond to the COVID-19 pandemic—all his plans, goals, and executive orders in response to the coronavirus crisis. Shortly after being inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden and his administration released this 200 page guide detailing his plans to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness breaks down seven crucial goals of President Joe Biden's administration with

Animal Studies

Animal Studies
  • Author : Matthew R. Calarco
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 September 2020
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Prefaced with a brief introduction to the field of animal studies, the text explores the key influential terms, topics and debates which have had a major impact on the field, and that students are most likely to encounter in their animal studies classes. Animal Studies provides a guide to key concepts in the burgeoning interdisciplinary field of animal studies, laid out in A-Z format. While Human–Animal Studies and Critical Animal Studies are the main frameworks that inform the bulk

Agricultural Waste and Residues

Agricultural Waste and Residues
  • Author : Anna Aladjadjiyan
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 29 August 2018
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This book is dedicated to the reuse of waste and residues from the agricultural sector. Plant residues, as well as animal manure and residues from animal breeding, contain useful elements that can be processed for production of fertilizers, compost for soil recultivation, and biofuels. The emerging energy and resources crisis calls for development of sustainable reuse of waste and residues. This book contains eight chapters divided into four sections. The first section contains the introductory chapter from the editor. The

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Institute for Laboratory Animal Research,Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 27 January 2011
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A respected resource for decades, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals has been updated by a committee of experts, taking into consideration input from the scientific and laboratory animal communities and the public at large. The Guide incorporates new scientific information on common laboratory animals, including aquatic species, and includes extensive references. It is organized around major components of animal use: Key concepts of animal care and use. The Guide sets the framework for the humane