NACHO Additional Resources

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General Information
Breed Identification – and
PetFinder Pro –
Colorado State University Veterinary Extension –
State Agricultural/Extension offices
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

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)

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