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
Keywords: Shelter behavior, dog behavior, cat behavior, behavior assessments, shelter enrichment, shelter behavior modification, temperament testing, adoption counselling, dog training, cat training, dog, cat, animal shelter, behavior, feline, canine, welfare, Veterinary Nursing & Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine / Dogs & Cats, Veterinary Nursing & Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine - Dogs & Cats