Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff by Emily Weiss, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Stephen Zawistowski

By Emily Weiss, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Stephen Zawistowski

Animal habit for take care of Veterinarians and Staff provides and evaluates the on hand examine and courses that handle either animal and human behaviors linked to the consumption, administration and rehoming of puppy and cats.

  • Introductions to puppy and cat habit proper to any animal professional
  • Reviews behavioral purposes for the relinquishment of canine and cats
  • Describes consumption and evaluation protocol, defend layout, education and enrichment courses that lessen pressure and increase behavioral well-being
  • Concepts to enhance the adoption technique and aid the human-animal bond post-adoption

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