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Principles of Wildlife Rehabilitation,
2nd edition

by Moore & Joosten

667pp.

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

$65.00

Principles of Wildlife Rehabilitation:

The Essential Guide for Novice and Experience Rehabilitators, 2nd edition 

Authored by Sally Joosten and Adele Moore and containing a compilation of papers from many respected wildlife vets, researchers, and rehabilitators

 

Here is PDF of the updated contact information found in the Principles.
 


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.