Required Textbooks: Shelter Animal Behavior & Welfare
Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, Third Edition
Landsberg, Hunthausen, Ackerman,
Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff, Second Edition
Lila Miller and Stephen
Blackwell Publishing, 2013
ASV Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters
Download a copy here
Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff, First Edition
Weiss, Mohan-Gibbons, and Zawistowski
Wiley Blackwell Publishing, 2015
Low Stress Handling and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats (Abridged Online Edition)
Dr. Sophia Yin, DVM, MS,
Recommended Additional Resources (Optional):
- Low stress handling, restraint, and behavior modification of dogs and cats. Yin S (editor) 2009 CattleDog Publishing, Davis, CA.
- The Welfare of Cats, Irene Rochlitz (editor), Springer, 2007.
- BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine, Horwitz and Mills (editors). 2nd Ed, 2010 Wiley-Blackwell
- The Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice: Behavior, A Guide for Practitioners Gary Landsberg and Valarie Tynes (editors), Elsevier, 2014.
- The Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice: Practical Applications and New Perspectives in Veterinary Behavior Gary Landsberg and Debra Horwitz (editors), Elsevier, 2008.
- Veterinary Psychopharmacology, Sharon L. Crowell-Davis and Thomas Murray, Blackwell Publishing, 2006
- Plumb’s Veterinary Drugs (free for students)
- Merck Veterinary Manual (free online version)
- Saunder’s Veterinary Dictionary 4th edition