"This is an important addition to the literature, helping to remedy the general lack of comprehensive references devoted to the specialty of shelter medicine and providing a must-have resource for all those involved in the care of sheltered dogs and cats." (Doody's, December 2009)
“Every shelter needs a copy of this information on hand for reference.” (Book News, September 2009)
From the Back Cover
Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters includes introductory chapters on shelter-specific principles of disease control, such as sanitation, outbreak management, wellness, vaccinations, and immunology. The content is organized by system, including sections on respiratory, gastrointestinal, and dermatological disease. Written by leading experts in the field, this book is designed to address information specific to the shelter setting and applicable to a variety of settings in which populations of dogs or cats are closely housed.
Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters is an essential resource for shelter veterinarians, veterinary practitioners involved with local shelters, shelter managers, veterinary technicians, and animal care staff.
- Comprehensive guide to preventing, managing, and treating disease outbreaks in shelters
- Provides detailed, practical information regarding fundamental principles of disease control and specific management of important diseases affecting dogs and cats in shelters
- Takes a population health approach