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BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Shelter Medicine: Principles of Health and Welfare in a Multi-animal Environment

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Tento zcela nový manuál poskytuje praktický návod, jak se vypořádat s různými klinickými situacemi, které vznikají při práci s kočkami a psy v prostředí útulku. První část manuálu popisuje principy azylového lékařství a zdravotního stavu obyvatelstva. Druhá část se zabývá prevencí, léčbou a kontrolou nemocí v prostředí útulku. Závěrečná část poskytuje informace o práci s lidmi v prostředí útulku.

Autor: BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Shelter Medicine: Principles of Health and Welfare in a Multi-animal Environment Rachel Dean (Editor), Margaret Roberts (Editor), Jenny Stavisky (Editor)

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NakladatelBritish Small Animal Veterinary Association
ISBN9781905319848
Vydání2019
Vazbabrožovaná
Počet stran384
Popis

This brand new manual provides a practical guide on how to deal with various clinical situations that arise when working with cats and dogs in a shelter environment. The first part of the manual describes the principles of shelter medicine and population health. The second part covers the prevention, management and control of disease in a shelter environment. The final part provides information on working with people in the shelter environment.
Rachel Dean, BVMS, CertSAM DSAM(Feline), PhD, MSc, MRCVS, RCVS, graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1996 and worked in mixed, dairy and small animal general practice before becoming the Fort Dodge Feline Fellow at the Feline Centre at the University of Bristol (2002-2005). She undertook a PhD (Epidemiology of feline injection site sarcomas) at the Royal Veterinary College/Animal Health Trust before becoming the Founding Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine/Clinical Associate Professor in Feline Medicine at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, Nottingham (2009-2018). Rachel is currently the Director of Clinical Research and Excellence in Practice and co-chairs the Clinical Board for Vet Partners. Rachel is the inaugural chair of the ACV and co-founder of the Vets in the Community clinic in Nottingham. Rachel holds the RCVS diploma in feline medicine, an MSc in Evidence-based Healthcare from the University of Oxford and is recognised RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.
Maggie Roberts, BVM&S, MRCVS, graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1986 and spent most of her career in private small animal practice, where she developed an interest in feline medicine. She has also worked in Malawi and Australia and was appointed the first Cats Protection Veterinary Officer in 1997. She became a partner in private practice but returned to Cats Protection as Head of Veterinary Services in 2006. Maggie is now Director of Veterinary Services and has responsibility for the charity’s work on cat welfare and neutering. Her professional interests are shelter medicine and feline population control and she is a founder member of the Association of Charity Vets. She was the recipient of the J A Wight (aka James Herriot) Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the welfare of companion animals in 2013.
Jenny Stavisky, BVM&S, MRCVS, PhD, FHEA, qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2002. After starting out in mixed practice in the Peak District, she moved to the University of Liverpool to take a PhD in epidemiology and virology. This was followed by a move to the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science in 2010 to work in shelter medicine research. She is now a Clinical Lecturer in Shelter Medicine at Nottingham, which involves teaching practical skills to final year students within shelters, charity and primary care practice, as well as applied clinical research. She is a founder member of the ACV and co-founder of the Vets in the Community Clinic. She was named Chris Laurence Vet of the Year at the 2017 CEVA Animal Welfare Awards.

Obsah
Section 1: Principles of shelter medicine and population health1
What is shelter medicine?1
Top 10 tips for a shelter medicine vet7
Ethics and animal welfare9
Using the ethical framework to make decisions18
Dealing with the elderly thin cat31
Dealing with the elderly dog34
Dealing with heart murmurs in dogs and cats37
Concepts in free-roaming populatin control41
Practical management of free-roaming populations55
Trap/catch-neuter-return (TNR/CNR) checklist68
Euthanasia70
Optimizing neutering programmes72
General anaesthesia protocols for early neutering88
Shelter metrics90
Principles of infectious disease and transmission101
Biosecurity in shelters112
A brief overview of disinfectants122
Shelter design and the flow of animals through a shelter126
Preventive medicine in the shelter environment140
Intake assessment for animals entering shelters158
Diarrhoea in the dog in the shelter environment160
Diarrhoea in the cat in the shelter environment179
Respiratory disease in the dog in the shelter environment197
Rehoming a coughing dog206
Respiratory disease in the cat in the shelter environment209
Rehoming a snotty cat222
Skins diseases in shelter animals225
Zoonotic diseases in shelters235
Dealing with the ichty dog: is it atopic dermatitis239
Exotic diseases in shelters241
Managing FeLV/FIV in the multi-cat/shelter environment245
Managing feline coronavirus and feline infectious peritonitis in the multi-cat/shelter environment256
Toxoplasmosis268
Behaviour and stress management in the shelter environment270
Current thinking on dog behaviour286
Current thinking on cat behaviour290
Socialization of puppies292
Socialization of kittens295
Dealing with the aggressive dog298
Dealing with the hard-to-handle cat302
Environmental enrichment for dogs in shelters306
Environmental enrichment for cats in shelters309
Charities, their policies and their staff315
Law and shelter medicine323
Dealing with a stray dog330
Dealing with a stray cat332
The shelter veterinary team334
Working with the non-vet shelter team342
Hoarding349
Non-accidental injury351
Training and education in the shelter environment355
Useful websites and further reading359
Index364