NACHO Additional Resources

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General Information
Breed Identification – and
PetFinder Pro –
Colorado State University Veterinary Extension –
State Agricultural/Extension offices
CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Veterinary Safety and Health
APHIS USDA Factsheets –

Animal Fighting
APHIS – The Animal Welfare Act Provisions on Animal Fighting
American Pit Bull Registry – American Pit Bull Terrier Breed History
Finch Fighting: A New Breed of Animal Cruelty

Basic Animal Identification
Breed Identification – and
American Kennel Club Foundation Stock Service Breeds

Body Condition Scoring
Purdue University – Body Condition Scoring in Farm Animals

Commercial Animal Sales
APHIS – Compliance Inspections
USDA Presss Release – Retail Pet Sales Final Rule
Licensing and Registration Under the Animal Welfare Act
Animal Care Guidelines for the Retail Pet Industry

Disaster Planning
Law of the Jungle: ABA pushes for model act setting standards for treatment of pets in disasters
State and Federal Disaster Planning Laws and Pets
CDC Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Livestock and Poultry Wastewater and Sludge During and After Floods
CDC Interim Guidance on Health and Safety Hazards When Working with Displaced Domestic Animals

Exotics and Non-traditional Pets
Care Guidelines for Common Non-typical Pets
APHIS Factsheet – Animal Welfare Act Guidelines for County and State Fairs
APHIS Licensing and Registration Under the Animal Welfare Act

USDA Animal Care Resource Policy Guide
USDA Position Statement: Large Wild and Exotic Cats Make Dangerous Pets
USDA Presss Release – Retail Pet Sales Final Rule
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council
Zoological Association of America

High Volume Breeders
USDA Presss Release – Retail Pet Sales Final Rule

Animal Hoarding Monitoring Project Case Report Form
Opening the Closed Door – Strategies for Coping with Animal Hoarders
Handling Animal Collectors: Interventions that Work
TUFTS Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium
Children of Hoarders

Link of Family Violence and Animal Cruelty
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Michigan State University: Animal Legal & Historical Center
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Childhood Cruelty to Animals: Assessing Cruelty Dimensions and Motivations
First Strike: The Violence Connection
A Humane Garden of Children, Plants, and Animals Grows in Sonoma County, California
Veterinarians Duty to Report Cruelty: A Nationwide Guide (state by state)
Emerging Veterinary Medical Law Part Two
Confidentiality of Veterinary Patient Records (state by state)
New Resource Enables Animal Control Officers to Report Animal Cruelty to FBI

Your Dog’s Nutritional Needs: A Science-Based Guide for Pet Owners
Your Cat’s Nutritional Needs: A Science-Based Guide for Pet Owners
AAHA Nutritional Assessment Guidelines for Dogs and Cats
Refeeding Malnourished Horses
Horses’ Behavior and Welfare Negatively Impacted by Low-Fiber Diets
Nutrition and Feeding of the Cow-Calf Herd: Digestive System of the Cow
Ratite Nutrition and Feeding
Pot-Bellied Pig Nutrition

Legal Ramifications of Digital Imaging in Law Enforcement
The Admissibility of Digital Photographs in Court

Zoonotic Diseases
Baylisascaris Infection – Raccoon Roundworm Infection
Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control
AVMA Preventing Zoonotic Diseases