Animal Welfare Recommended Reading

Resources

ANIMAL WELFARE: Seeing the forest AND the trees
American Veterinary Medical Association

Veterinary Pain Management
by Gaynor Muir: much information regarding methods for assessing pain, pre-emptive analgesia. etc.

Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson (Hardcover – Jan 6, 2009)

Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson (Paperback – Jan 2, 2006)

Humane Livestock Handling: Understanding livestock behavior and building facilities for healthier animals by Temple Grandin (Paperback – Jun 1, 2008)

Animal Rights & Human Morality by Bernard E. Rollin (Paperback – Sep 30, 2006)

The Unheeded Cry: Animal Consciousness, Animal Pain, and Science by Bernard E. Rollin (Hardcover – May 30, 1998)

Veterinary Forensics, Animal Cruelty Investigations by Melinda D. Merck, DVM

Maximizing Quality of Life In Ill Animals, Journal of AAHA 2003;39: 227-235

NOTE: The information contained in the documents presented in this section is not to be used as a substitute for professional care. Neither the authors nor the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) assume liability for injury incurred by following the information presented in these self-help documents.