Required Textbooks: Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems

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Thumbnail of Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and StaffShelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff, Second Edition
Lila Miller and Stephen Zawistowski (editors),
Blackwell Publishing, 2013.

Thumbnail of Infectious Disease Management in Animal SheltersInfectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters
Kate Hurley and Lila Miller (editors),
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2009.

ASV Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal SheltersASV Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters


Recommended Resources: (Optional)

  • Veterinary Forensics: Animal Cruelty Investigations, Second Edition. Merck, 2013.
  • Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, Third Edition, Landsberg, et al. 2012.
  • BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine, Horowitz and Mills, 2009
  • Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff, First Edition. Weiss, et al. 2015
  • Animal Abuse and  Unlawful Killing: Forensic Veterinary Pathology, Munroe and Munroe, 2008
  • Maddie’s Infection Control Manual for Animal Shelters: for Veterinary Personnel,  Christine A. Petersen, Glenda Dvorak, and Anna Rovid-Spickler (editors), 2008. Center for Food Security & Public Health, Iowa State University
  • Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases, Jane Sykes,  2014
  • Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, Fourth Edition. Greene (editor), Elsevier Saunders Publishing, 2012
  • Feline Infectious Diseases, Katrin Hartmann and Julie Levy (editors), Manson Publishing/The Veterinary Press, 2011
  • Plumb’s Veterinary Drugs (free for students)
  • Merck Veterinary Manual (free online version)
  • Saunder’s Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 4th Edition,  Studdert, Gay, and Blood, 2014
  • Various readings available on UF’s Electronic Reserves. Access via: and within the e-learning Course Reserves area.

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