Principles of Wildlife Rehabilitation, 2nd edition

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    Getting started, admitting patients, vet topics, animal handling/care, general nutrition, & more.

    Table Of Contents 

    • INTRODUCTION
      • Introduction
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Wildlife Rehabilitation: A History and Perspective
        • by Elaine M. Thrune
      • Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation: Purpose and Philosophy
        • by Mark Pokras, DVM
    • CHAPTER 1 FIRST STEPS
      • Preparation
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Wildlife Rehabilitator's Checklist
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Is Professionalism a Four Letter Word?
        • by Linda Wolf, DVM
      • A Wildlife Rehabilitator's Code of Ethics
      • Ethics and Professionalism in Wildlife Rehabilitation
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
      • State and Federal Permits
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Obtaining the Right Permits for Education Animals
        • by Melissa Horton
      • Getting Started in Canada
        • by Kip Parker
      • How to Establish and Maintain a Relationship With Your Veterinarian
        • by Mark Lerman, DVM
      • The Telephone as an Educational Tool
        • by Lou Strobhar
      • Sharing Your Nuggets of Knowledge
        • by Lou Strobhar
      • Wildlife Rehabilitation Literature: Separating Fact from Fiction
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Suggested Reading and Readers Beware
        • by Adele T. Moore
      • Bartering and Scrounging to Obtain Supplies and Services for Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers
        • by Barbara Olds and Michael C. Zich
      • Liability? Oh the Possibilities!
        • by Sally Joosten and Adele Moore
      • Insurance-Do You Need It?
        • by Diane Nickerson
    • CHAPTER 2 HANDLING, RESTRAINT RESCUE, AND NUISANCE SITUATIONS
      • The Natural History of Wildlife Rescue
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Things That Go Bump in the Night: Handling Wildlife Nuisance Situations
        • by Sally Joosten
      • Wildlife Rescue
        • by Scott R. Diehl and Todd R. Durian
      • Raptor Restraint, Handling, And Transport Methods
        • by Terry A. Schulz
    • CHAPTER 3 ADMITTING PATIENTS
      • Stress
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Reducing Stress in Captive Wild Animals
        • by Kathy Deering, DVM
      • Keeping Records
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Is the Time Ripe to Stop Comparing Apples to Oranges?
        • by Linda Wolf, DVM
      • Identification of Individual Patients in Captivity
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
    • CHAPTER 4 VETERINARY TOPICS
      • Introduction to Veterinary Section
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
      • Zoonoses: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
        • by Linda Wolf, DVM
      • Unfolding the Mysteries of Pre-Exposure Rabies Vaccine
        • by Jo Balliet
      • Rabies: Animal Bite Management and Specimen Submission (Abridged)
        • by Charles V. Trimarchi
      • Rabies in Wildlife
        • by Stuart L. Porter, VMD
      • Shock
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
      • Physical Examination for Mammals
        • by Adele Moore & Sally Joosten
      • Physical Examination Techniques for Birds
        • by Sallie C. Welte, VMD
      • Responding to Emaciation: Food or Thought?
        • by Lori R. Mueller
      • Principles of Fluid Therapy
        • by Sallie C. Welte, VMD
      • Wound Management and Bandaging
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
      • HBC: Hit by C__
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
      • Head Trauma
        • by Heidi Stout, VMD
      • Cleaning and Disinfecting
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
    • CHAPTER 5 EUTHANASIA AND QUALITY OF LIFE
      • The Three Stages of Euthanasia
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Quality of Life
        • by Katherine McKeever
      • Why Must We Euthanize Birds?
        • by Lynne Frink
      • Euthanasia-the Other Release
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
    • CHAPTER 6 GENERAL CAGE TOPICS
      • Building a Stress Reducing Cage
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Flight Therapy
        • by Mary Forness
      • Cash for Cage Campaign
        • by Adele Moore
      • Some Considerations In Enclosure Design and Construction
        • by Kip Parker
      • Portable/Expandable Pre-Release Enclosure
        • by Bea Orendorff
      • Planning Housing and Caging for Mammals
        • by Elaine M. Thrune and Daniel R. Ludwig
      • Behavioral Enrichment for Mammals
        • by Sandy Heyn
      • Housing Song and Garden Birds
        • by Joyce Long
      • Raptor Caging Considerations
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
    • CHAPTER 7 GENERAL NUTRITION
      • Introduction to Nutrition
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Common Nutritional Disorders of Wildlife
        • by Robert D. Murnane
      • Nutrient Considerations of Diets for Fish-Eating Animals
        • by Janet L. Reiter and Susan D. Crissey
      • Nutritional Considerations for Captive Songbirds
        • by Marcy Rule
      • Waterfowl Nutrition
        • by Florina S. Tseng, DVM
    • CHAPTER 8 MAMMALS
      • Mammal Rehabilitation: The Basics
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • The Do's and Don'ts of Mammal Rehabilitation
        • by Sally Joosten and Adele Moore
      • The Principles of Raising Orphaned Mammals
        • by Adele Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Milk Replacers and How to Use Them
        • by Dr. Richard H. Evans, DVM
      • Commercial Milk Replacers: The Fast Food of Choice
        • by Adele Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Mammal Nutrition: Substitute Milk Formulas-General Information
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Mammal Nutrition: Substitute Milk Formulas-Feeding Positions and Implements
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Mammal Nutrition: Substitute Milk Formulas-Weaning
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Appendix I. Product Information (Feeding Implements, Milk Replacers, etc)
        • compiled by Debbie Marcum
      • Appendix II. Animal-Related Catalogues
        • compiled by Debbie Marcum
      • Mammal Nutrition: Diets Part I
        Introduction
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Mammal Nutrition: Diets Part II
        Post-Weaning Diets - Dietary Staples
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Mammal Nutrition: Diets Part III
        Post-Weaning Diets - Supplemental Foods
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Mammal Nutrition: Diets Part IV
        Species-Specific Diets for Selected North American Wild Mammals
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Appendix III. Product Information (chows, vitamins)
        • compiled by Debbie Marcum
    • CHAPTER 9 BIRDS
      • Introduction to Songbird Diets
        • by Erica Miller, DVM
      • The Do's and Don'ts of Songbird Rehabilitation
        • by Sally Joosten
      • That "Finchy" Look
        • by Marty Johnson
      • An Overview of Care of Young Songbirds and Waterfowl
        • by Lisa Smith
      • Hand-Rearing Songbirds
        • by Bea Orendorff
      • Formula for Nestling Songbirds: Investing in Fitness and Survival
        • by Dianne Winn, PhD
      • Adventures in Avian Nutrition: Dietary Considerations for the Hatchling/Nestling Passerine
        • by Astrid MacLeod and Janine Perlman
      • Behavioral Requirements in Rearing Orphaned Songbirds
        • by Paul Beaver, PhD
      • The Differences Between Imprinting, Habituation, and Tameness
        • by Kirstine Thorne Bolduc
      • The Differences Between Imprinting, Habituation, and Tameness--Letters to the Editor
      • Foundling Owls - At Risk?
        • by Katherine McKeever
      • Food for Raptors
        • by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Final Evaluation Prior to Release of Birds
        • by Sigrid Ueblacker
    • CHAPTER 10 RELEASE
      • The Human Side of Wildlife Rehabilitation
        • by Debbie Marcum
      • Analyzing Habitat for Release of Rehabilitated Animals
        • by Mark S. Martell
      • Release Criteria for Rehabilitated Wild Animals
        • by Scott Diehl and Cheryl Stokhaug
    • CHAPTER 11 EDUCATION
      • Why Educate?
        • by Sally Joosten
      • Wild Animals in Education
        • by Elaine M. Thrune
      • Getting Started in Wildlife Education: Breaking Down Those Barriers
        • by Richard D. Brown, Ph.D.
      • Talk on the Wild Side
        • by Sally Joosten
    • CHAPTER 12 REFLECTIONS: THINGS TO THINK ABOUT
      • Miscellaneous Hot Tips
        • compiled by Adele T. Moore and Sally Joosten
      • Natural History Collections & Wildlife Rehabilitators: 
        Why They Should Know Each other
        • by Kevin J. McGowan and Mark C. Witmer
      • My Secrets - On How to Attend Conferences on a Small Budget 
        (And Get the Most Out of it!)
        • by Elaine Thrune
      • Philosophy of Wildlife Rehabilitation
        • by Lynne Frink
      • Wildlife Rehabilitation: What Do You Honestly-Off-the-Record Think About It?
        • by Barbara Rosenmann
      • The Controversy of Rehabilitating "Nuisance" Wildlife
        • by Tom Sproat
      • Keep a Balance
        • by Adele T. Moore
      • Making a Real Difference for Wildlife
        • by Edward E. Clark, Jr.
      • The National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association 
        (NWRA) - A History and Growth
        • by Elaine Thrune
    • CHAPTER 13 STARTING A WILDLIFE CENTER:
      • In-Home Rehabilitations vs. A Wildlife Center
        • by Adele T. Moore
      • The Organization of a Wildlife Rehabilitation Program
        • by Nancy C.A. Frank
      • Minimum Operating Guidelines for Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers
        • by Stuart Woods
      • Volunteers: The Backbone of Our Rehabilitation Program
        • by Lori R. Mueller
    • APPENDIX
      • Author Biographies
      • Conversion Tables
      • Index

    Copyright First Edition 1997, 1998 and Second Edition 2002, Reprinted 2008 by the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association. All rights reserved.

    By Moore and Joosten

    Total number of pages: 667