Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff
by Emily Weiss, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Stephen Zawistowski
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-adoption