publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Strategies to Reduce the Euthanasia of Impounded Dogs and Cats Used by Councils in Victoria, Australia

Jacquie Rand; Emily Lancaster; Georgina Inwood; Carolyn Cluderay; Linda Marston;
Open Access English
  • Published: 21 Jun 2018 Journal: Animals (issn: 2076-2615, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
10% euthanasia of impounded dogs, which is widely quoted as zero euthanasia of adoptable and treatable animals. The mean euthanasia rates for cats by the councils was 48%, with only one council achieving a euthanasia rate of &le
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Medical Subject Headings: humanitieseducationhealth care economics and organizations
free text keywords: council pound, dog, cat, euthanasia, Australia, Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100, Zoology, QL1-991, Article, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Endocrinology, Animal management, Biology, Local government, CATS, Emotional stress, Overpopulation, Socioeconomics, Welfare, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Turnover
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3. RSPCA Australia National Statistics 2016-2017. 2017. Available online: https://www.rspca.org.au/ sites/default/files/RSPCA%20Australia%20Annual%20Statistics%20final%202016-2017.pdf (accessed on 8 January 2018).

4. Bennett, P.C.; Rohlf, V. Perpetration-induced traumatic stress in persons who euthanize nonhuman animals in surgeries, animal shelters, and laboratories. Soc. Anim. 2005, 13, 201-220. [OpenAIRE]

5. Baran, B.E.; Allen, J.A.; Rogelberg, S.G.; Spitzmüller, C.; Digiacomo, N.A.; Webb, J.B.; Carter, N.T.; Clark, O.L.; Teeter, L.A.; Walker, A.G. Euthanasia-related strain and coping strategies in animal shelter employees. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 2009, 235, 83-88. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

6. Reeve, C.L.; Rogelberg, S.G.; Spitzmüller, C.; Digiacomo, N. The caring-killing paradox: Euthanasia-related strain among animal-shelter workers. J. Appl. Soc. Psychol. 2005, 35, 119-143. [CrossRef] [OpenAIRE]

7. Rogelberg, S.G.; Reeve, C.L.; Spitzmüller, C.; DiGiacomo, N.; Clark, O.L.; Teeter, L.; Walker, A.G.; Starling, P.G.; Carter, N.T. Impact of euthanasia rates, euthanasia practices, and human resource practices on employee turnover in animal shelters. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 2007, 230, 713-719. [CrossRef] [PubMed] [OpenAIRE]

8. Whiting, T.L.; Marion, C.R. Perpetration-induced traumatic stress-A risk for veterinarians involved in the destruction of healthy animals. Can. Vet. J. 2011, 52, 794-796. [PubMed]

9. Radke, A. HSUS Tells Shelters It's Okay to Kill Animals. 2013. Available online: http://www.beefmagazine. com/blog/hsus-tells-shelters-it-s-okay-kill-animals (accessed on 11 December 2017).

10. Rowan, A.N.; Kartal, T. Dog Population & Dog Sheltering Trends in the United States of America. Animals (Basel) 2018, 8, 68.

11. Frank, J.M.; Carlisle-Frank, P.L. Analysis of programs to reduce overpopulation of companion animals: Do adoption and low-cost spay/neuter programs merely cause substitution of sources? Ecol. Econ. 2007, 62, 740-746. [CrossRef]

12. Johnson, K.L.; Cicirelli, J. Study of the effect on shelter cat intakes and euthanasia from a shelter neuter return project of 10,080 cats from March 2010 to June 2014. PeerJ 2014, 2, e646. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

13. Zawistowski, S.; Morris, J.; Salman, M.D.; Ruch-Gallie, R. Population dynamics, overpopulation, and the welfare of companion animals: New insights on old and new data. J. Appl. Anim. Welf. Sci. 1998, 1, 193-206. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

14. Levy, J.K.; Isaza, N.M.; Scott, K.C. Effect of high-impact targeted trap-neuter-return and adoption of community cats on cat intake to a shelter. Vet. J. 2014, 201, 269-274. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

15. Spehar, D.D.; Wolf, P.J. A Case Study in Citizen Science: The Effectiveness of a Trap-Neuter-Return Program in a Chicago Neighborhood. Animals (Basel) 2018, 8, 14. [CrossRef] [PubMed] [OpenAIRE]

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Abstract
10% euthanasia of impounded dogs, which is widely quoted as zero euthanasia of adoptable and treatable animals. The mean euthanasia rates for cats by the councils was 48%, with only one council achieving a euthanasia rate of &le
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: humanitieseducationhealth care economics and organizations
free text keywords: council pound, dog, cat, euthanasia, Australia, Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100, Zoology, QL1-991, Article, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Endocrinology, Animal management, Biology, Local government, CATS, Emotional stress, Overpopulation, Socioeconomics, Welfare, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Turnover
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
Download fromView all 4 versions
Animals
Article . 2018
Animals
Article . 2018
Provider: Crossref
98 references, page 1 of 7

1. Nassar, R.; Fluke, J. Pet population dynamics and community planning for animal welfare and animal control. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 1991, 198, 1160-1164. [PubMed]

2. ASPCA. Shelter Intake and Surrender: Pet Statistics. ND. Available online: https://www.aspca.org/animalhomelessness/shelter-intake-and-surrender/pet-statistics (accessed on 4 January 2018).

3. RSPCA Australia National Statistics 2016-2017. 2017. Available online: https://www.rspca.org.au/ sites/default/files/RSPCA%20Australia%20Annual%20Statistics%20final%202016-2017.pdf (accessed on 8 January 2018).

4. Bennett, P.C.; Rohlf, V. Perpetration-induced traumatic stress in persons who euthanize nonhuman animals in surgeries, animal shelters, and laboratories. Soc. Anim. 2005, 13, 201-220. [OpenAIRE]

5. Baran, B.E.; Allen, J.A.; Rogelberg, S.G.; Spitzmüller, C.; Digiacomo, N.A.; Webb, J.B.; Carter, N.T.; Clark, O.L.; Teeter, L.A.; Walker, A.G. Euthanasia-related strain and coping strategies in animal shelter employees. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 2009, 235, 83-88. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

6. Reeve, C.L.; Rogelberg, S.G.; Spitzmüller, C.; Digiacomo, N. The caring-killing paradox: Euthanasia-related strain among animal-shelter workers. J. Appl. Soc. Psychol. 2005, 35, 119-143. [CrossRef] [OpenAIRE]

7. Rogelberg, S.G.; Reeve, C.L.; Spitzmüller, C.; DiGiacomo, N.; Clark, O.L.; Teeter, L.; Walker, A.G.; Starling, P.G.; Carter, N.T. Impact of euthanasia rates, euthanasia practices, and human resource practices on employee turnover in animal shelters. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 2007, 230, 713-719. [CrossRef] [PubMed] [OpenAIRE]

8. Whiting, T.L.; Marion, C.R. Perpetration-induced traumatic stress-A risk for veterinarians involved in the destruction of healthy animals. Can. Vet. J. 2011, 52, 794-796. [PubMed]

9. Radke, A. HSUS Tells Shelters It's Okay to Kill Animals. 2013. Available online: http://www.beefmagazine. com/blog/hsus-tells-shelters-it-s-okay-kill-animals (accessed on 11 December 2017).

10. Rowan, A.N.; Kartal, T. Dog Population & Dog Sheltering Trends in the United States of America. Animals (Basel) 2018, 8, 68.

11. Frank, J.M.; Carlisle-Frank, P.L. Analysis of programs to reduce overpopulation of companion animals: Do adoption and low-cost spay/neuter programs merely cause substitution of sources? Ecol. Econ. 2007, 62, 740-746. [CrossRef]

12. Johnson, K.L.; Cicirelli, J. Study of the effect on shelter cat intakes and euthanasia from a shelter neuter return project of 10,080 cats from March 2010 to June 2014. PeerJ 2014, 2, e646. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

13. Zawistowski, S.; Morris, J.; Salman, M.D.; Ruch-Gallie, R. Population dynamics, overpopulation, and the welfare of companion animals: New insights on old and new data. J. Appl. Anim. Welf. Sci. 1998, 1, 193-206. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

14. Levy, J.K.; Isaza, N.M.; Scott, K.C. Effect of high-impact targeted trap-neuter-return and adoption of community cats on cat intake to a shelter. Vet. J. 2014, 201, 269-274. [CrossRef] [PubMed]

15. Spehar, D.D.; Wolf, P.J. A Case Study in Citizen Science: The Effectiveness of a Trap-Neuter-Return Program in a Chicago Neighborhood. Animals (Basel) 2018, 8, 14. [CrossRef] [PubMed] [OpenAIRE]

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