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Wendy Blount, DVM
Eastex Veterinary Clinic, 7417 U.S. 59, Nacogdoches, TX 75964 - (936)-560-1530
O'Malley PET, 611 N Fredonia, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961 - (936) 556-2754
drblount@vonallmen.net
 

 
9-10-13 O'Malley PET (Preventing Euthanasia Together) - Euthanasia Training for ACOs
 
Course Agenda - Syllabus
Discussion Question Assignments
Textbook Readings
1 - Understanding Euthanasia
2 - Pentobarbital
3 - The Euthanasia Area
4 - Euthanasia Criteria, Written Protocol and Preparation
5 - Selecting the Injection Site
11 - Planning for Problems
12 - Final Steps
 
Introduction
PowerPoint - Euthanasia - Introduction
PowerPoint - Euthanasia - Introduction - .pdf of slides
2013 AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia - .pdf
2013 HSUS Statement on Euthanasia - .pdf
2010 AHA Operational Guide - Euthanasia by Injection - .pdf
2010 NACA Euthanasia Guidelines - .pdf
2011 AAEP - Euthanasia Guidelines - .pdf
SOP's and Legal Issues
PowerPoint - Euthanasia SOP's and Legal Issues
PowerPoint - Euthanasia SOP's and Legal Issues - .pdf of slides
Sample Daily Drug Log
Sample Drug Inventory Log
Sample Euthanasia SOP
2002 OSHA Carbon Monoxide Fact Sheet
OSHA Guidelines for Carbon Monoxide
 
State Laws on Euthanasia in Animal Shelters

Texas Administrative Code: Health Services: Department of State Health Services: Zoonosis Control: Standards for Allowable Methods of Euthanasia for Animals in the Custody of an Animal Shelter: Allowable Methods of Euthanasia (TITLE 25, PART 1, CHAPTER 169, SUBCHAPTER D, RULE §169.84)

Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 821.055. Training For Euthanasia Technicians

Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 481.111. Texas Controlled Substance Act Exemptions

Health & Safety Code TITLE 6. Food, Drugs, Alcohol, and Hazardous Substances SUBTITLE C. Substance Abuse Regulation and Crimes CHAPTER 483. Dangerous Drugs - Exception

State Board Rule §573.50 Controlled Substances Records Keeping for Drugs on Hand
 
Pentobarbital
PowerPoint - Pentobarbital
PowerPoint - Pentobarbital - .pdf of slides
Pentobarbital MSDS
Secondary Poisoning of Wildlife
Alternative Methods of Euthanasia, including Carbon Monoxide
PowerPoint - Alternative Methods of Euthanasia
PowerPoint - Alternative Methods of Euthanasia - .pdf of slides
What is a Good Death? Ending CO Euthanasia
MSDS - Carbon Monoxide
 
8-15-13 Mt Pleasant Animal Control - Targeted Spay-Neuter
PowerPoints
PowerPoint - Animal Welfare in Mount Pleasant TX
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Animal Welfare in Mount Pleasant TX - .pdf

Legalities
TVMA Proceedings Paper - "Legal Cheat Sheet for Shelter Medicine"
TX HASC Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 828. Dog and Cat Sterilization

Forms
Financial Need Form
Informed Consent for Spay-Neuter
Scientific Articles - Low Cost Spay-Neuter
Chu et al - Population characteristics and neuter status of cats living in households in the United States
Frank et al - Analysis of programs to reduce overpopulation of companion animals: do adoption and low-cost spay/neuter programs merely cause substitution of sources?
White et al - Impact of publicly sponsored neutering programs on animal population dynamics at animal shelters: the New Hampshire and Austin experiences.

Scientific Articles - Pediatric Spay-Neuter
Kustritz - Determining the optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs and cats
 
8-4-13 ETVMA (East Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - Practical Oncology
PowerPoint - Practical Oncology Introduction
Handout of PowerPoint Slide - Practical Oncology - .pdf
Cytology Algorhythm
 
8-4-13 ETVMA (East Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - Lymphoma and Mast Cell Tumor
PowerPoints
PowerPoint - Lymphoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Lymphoma - .pdf
PowerPoint - Mast Cell Tumor
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Mast Cell Tumor - .pdf

Lymphoma Chemotherapy Protocols
CHOP - TAMU Feline Large Cell Lymphoma Protocol
CHOP - TAMU Canine Large Cell Lymphoma Protocol
CHOP - Tufts VELCAP-L Protocol
CHOP - Wisconsin 19 Week Protocol
CHOP - Wisconsin 25 Week Protocol
MOPP - NC State U MOPP Protocol
Lymphoma Rescue Chemotherapy
Diagnostic Charts and Lab Information
Fluid Analysis Diagnostic Chart
Chu - Hypercalcemia Diagnostic Chart
Hypercalcemia Treatment Algorhythm
MSU - Hypercalcemia Panel Form
MSU - Endocrine Reference Ranges
MSU - MCT Prognostic Panel Form

Client Handouts & Package Inserts
Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
Lymphoma in Cats
Lymphoma in Dogs
Lymphoma of the Skin
Mast Cell Tumor
Palladia Package Insert and Client Information Sheet
Kinavet Client Information Sheet
Kinavet Package Insert
MSU - Mast Cell Tumor Prognostic Panel
Nutritional Alternatives for Cancer
 
8-4-13 ETVMA (East Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - Round Cell Tumors
PowerPoint - Round Cell Tumors - Plasma Cell Tumors, Histiocytosis, Transmissable Venereal Tumors Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Round Cell Tumors - .pdf
 
8-4-13 & 8-5-13 ETVMA (East Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - Mesenchymal Tumors
PowerPoints
PowerPoint - Melanoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Melanoma - .pdf
PowerPoint - Hemangiosarcoma & Osteosarcoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - HSA - .pdf
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - OSA - .pdf
PowerPoint - Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - STSA - .pdf
Laboratory Submission Forms
Melanoma Prognostic Panel Form

Client Handouts
Feline Injection Site Sarcoma
Hemangiosarcoma
Melanoma
Melanoma Prognostic Panel
Osteosarcoma
Yunnan Pai Yao
 
8-5-13 ETVMA (East Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - Carcinomas
PowerPoint - Carcinomas - Mammary Gland Tumors, Squamous Cell carcinoma, Transitional Cell Carcinoma, Perianal Tumors, Anal Sac Tumors Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Carcinomas - .pdf
 
8-5-13 ETVMA (East Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - Principles of Chemotherapy
PowerPoint
PowerPoint - Chemotherapy
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Chemotherapy - .pdf

Laboratory Submission Forms
Washington State U - MDR1 Deletion

Veterinarian Handouts
Chemotherapy Estimate Calculator
Chemotherapy Dose Calculator - 0-40 lbs
Chemotherapy Dose Calculator - 41-80 lbs
Chemotherapy Dose Calculator - 81-120 lbs
Client Handouts
Carboplatin
CCNU - Lomustine
Chlorambucil
cyclophosphamide
Cytarabine
D-Actinomycin
Deracoxib
Doxorubicin
L-Asparaginase
Melphalan
Mitoxantrone
Mustargen
Piroxicam
Prednisone
Procarbazine
Vinblastine
Vincristine
 
3-27-13 TX DSHS (Texas Department of State Health Services) - Forensics for Animal Control Officers, Peace Officers and Veterinarians
PowerPoint
Handout of PowerPoint slides - .pdf

Exam Aids
HSUS - Aging Dogs and Cats by Teeth
CSU - Dental Anatomy in Cats
CSU - Dental Anatomy in Dogs
DiGangi - Aging Kittens by Teeth
Griffin - Cat Coat Colors
Henneke - Body Condition Score in Horses
Purina - Body Condition Score in Cats
Purina - Body Condition Score in Dogs
Royal Canin - Body Condition Score in Dogs
Royal Canin - Body Mass Index in Cats
HSUS - How to Determine Sex of Cats
HomeAgain - Microchip Codes by Manufacturer
Griffin - Microchip Scanning Technique

Case Evaluation Aids
Dunbar - Dog Bite Scale
Miller - Puppy Growth Rates by Breed
Patronek - Tufts Animal Care and Condition Scales
Montgomery Cty MD - Air Quality Forecast and Action Guide

Articles
APRI (American Prosecutor's Research Institute) - Animal Cruelty Prosecution Opportunities for Early Response to Crime and Interpersonal Violence (2006)
Ascione and Lockwood - Cruelty to Animals: Changing Psychological, Social, and Legislative Perspectives (2001)
Barry, Patronek and Lockwood - Long Term Outcomes in Animal Hoarding Cases (2005)
Wortinger - Refeeding Syndrome: When Good Food Goes Bad
Texas Statutes and Law Enforcement Aids
Texas Penal Code. Chapter 42 Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses. Section 42.09. Cruelty To Animals
HSSP - Warrant Tips Sheet

Necropsy Forms
Blount - Necropsy History
ASPCA - Gross Necropsy Exam
ASPCA - Tissue Submission Checklist
ASPCA - External Wounds Form, Cat
ASPCA - External Wounds Form, Dog
ASPCA - Body Condition Form
Example of Necropsy Report Certification Letter

Live Animal Evauation Forms
ASPCA - Glasgow Pain Evaluation Form
ASPCA - Intake Exam and SOAP, p. 1
ASPCA - SOAP additional pages
ASPCA - Weight Tracking Form
ASPCA - Condition of Skin Form, Cat
ASPCA - Condition of Skin Form, Dog
ASPCA - Physical Care Form, Cat
ASPCA - Physical Care Form, Dog
ASPCA - Physical Care Checklist, Short Hair Pet
ASPCA - Physical Care Checklist, Long Hair Pet
Blount - Behavior Feedback Form
Example of Medical Record Certification Letter

Cruelty Guidelines
ASPCA - Dog Fighting FAQs
AVMA - Animal Cruelty Reporting Guidelines
AVMA - Euthanasia Guidelines 2013
Miller - Animal Cruelty Reporting Guidelines
Miller - CSI and Examination of the Victim
 
3-5-13 TVMA (Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - Legal and Ethical Dilemmas in Shelter Medicine
Presentation Documents
PowerPoint
.pdf file of PowerPoint slides
TVMA Proceedings Paper - "Legal Cheat Sheet for Shelter Medicine"

Scientific Articles
Chu et al - Population characteristics and neuter status of cats living in households in the United States
Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Documents
Form - Notification of Temporary Clinic
From the Executive Director - Creation of Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationships at Shelters
Mandatory Posting - Complaint Information And Notice To Clients
Open Letter - Working in a Non-Profit or Municipal Setting

Clinic Forms and Tools
Financial Need Form
Informed Consent for Spay-Neuter
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) - Online Prescription Access

State Laws Pertaining to Shelter Medicine

Texas Health and Safety Code (HASC) Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 821. Treatment and Disposition of Animals, Subchapter A. Treatment of Animals

TX HASC Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 822. Regulation of Animals Subchapter A. General Provisions; Dogs That Attack Persons or are a Danger to Persons

TX HASC Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 823. Animal Shelters

TX HASC Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 825. Predatory Animals and Animal Pests, Subchapter A. Cooperation Between State and Federal Agencies in Controlling Predatory Animals and Rodents

TX HASC Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 826. Rabies

TX HASC Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 828. Dog and Cat Sterilization

TX HASC Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals, Chapter 829. Animal Control Officer Training

TX HASC Title 6. Food, Drugs, Alcohol, and Hazardous Substances, Subtitle C. Substance Abuse Regulation and Crimes, Chapter 481. Texas Controlled Substances Act

Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Title 25. Health Services, Part I. Department of State Health Services, Chapter 169. Zoonosis Control, Rabies Control and Eradication

Texas Occupations Code (TOC) Title 4. Professions Related to Animal Health, Section A2, Chapter 802. Dog or Cat Breeders

Dog or Cat Breeder Licensing Board Rules

TOC Title 4, Professions Related to Animal Health, Chapter 801 Veterinarians Occupations Code, Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

Rules Pertaining to the Practice of Veterinary Medicine, Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 24, Chapter 573

Texas Penal Code (TPC) Chapter 42 Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses, Chapter 42, Section 42.09. Cruelty To Animals

Federal Laws Pertaining to Shelter Medicine

Controlled Substances Act TITLE 21 - Food and Drugs, Chapter 13 - Drug Abuse Prevention and Control, Subchapter I - Control and Enforcement
 
3-5-13 TVMA (Texas Veterinary Medical Association) - What to Do with a Shelter Puppy?
Presentation Documents
PowerPoint
.pdf file of PowerPoint slides
TVMA Proceedings Paper

Guidelines
ASV - Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters

Web Links
AAHA - Pet Microchip Look-Up
Found Animal Pet Microchip Registry
Example of Fundraiser Webpage for Animal Shelter Program
Training Aids for Shelter Staff
HSUS - How to Determine a Cat’s or Dog’s Age
DiGangi - Aging Kittens
HSUS - Enriching a Shelter Dog’s Experience; Providing stimulation is easier than it might seem
HomeAgain - Microchip Code Format by Manufacturer
Griffin - Scanning for a Microchip
Richmond SPCA - Foster to Surrender Program
UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine - Vaccine Reactions

Scientific Articles
Lechner et al - Prevalence of protective antibody titers for canine distemper virus and canine parvovirus in dogs entering a Florida animal shelter
Lord et al - Characterization of animals with microchips entering animal shelters
Lord et al - Sensitivity of commercial scanners to microchips of various frequencies implanted in dogs and cats
 
2-8-13 EPVMA (El Paso Veterinary Medical Association) - Practical Oncology
PowerPoint - Practical Oncology Introduction
Handout of PowerPoint Slide - Practical Oncology - .pdf
Cytology Algorhythm
 
2-8-13 and 2-9-13 EPVMA (El Paso Veterinary Medical Association) - Lymphoma and Mast Cell Tumor
PowerPoints
PowerPoint - Lymphoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Lymphoma - .pdf
PowerPoint - Mast Cell Tumor
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Mast Cell Tumor - .pdf

Lymphoma Chemotherapy Protocols
CHOP - TAMU Feline Large Cell Lymphoma Protocol
CHOP - TAMU Canine Large Cell Lymphoma Protocol
CHOP - Tufts VELCAP-L Protocol
CHOP - Wisconsin 19 Week Protocol
CHOP - Wisconsin 25 Week Protocol
MOPP - NC State U MOPP Protocol
Lymphoma Rescue Chemotherapy
Diagnostic Charts and Lab Information
Chu - Hypercalcemia Diagnostic Chart
Hypercalcemia Treatment Algorhythm

Client Handouts & Package Inserts
Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
Lymphoma in Cats
Lymphoma in Dogs
Lymphoma of the Skin
Mast Cell Tumor
Palladia Package Insert and Client Information Sheet
Kinavet Client Information Sheet
Kinavet Package Insert
MSU Mast Cell Tumor Prognostic Panel
Nutritional Alternatives for Cancer
 
2-9-13 EPVMA (El Paso Veterinary Medical Association) - Principles of Chemotherapy
PowerPoint
PowerPoint - Chemotherapy
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Chemotherapy - .pdf
Client Handouts
Carboplatin
CCNU - Lomustine
Chlorambucil
cyclophosphamide
Cytarabine
D-Actinomycin
Doxorubicin
L-Asparaginase
Melphalan
Mitoxantrone
Mustargen
Piroxicam
Prednisone
Procarbazine
Vinblastine
Vincristine
 
2-10-13 EPVMA (El Paso Veterinary Medical Association) - Round Cell Tumors
PowerPoint - Round Cell Tumors - Plasma Cell Tumors, Histiocytosis, Transmissable Venereal Tumors Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Round Cell Tumors - .pdf
 
2-10-13 EPVMA (El Paso Veterinary Medical Association) - Mesenchymal Tumors
PowerPoints
PowerPoint - Melanoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - Melanoma - .pdf
PowerPoint - Hemangiosarcoma and Osteosarcoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - HSA - .pdf
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - OSA - .pdf
PowerPoint - Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Handout of PowerPoint Slides - STSA - .pdf
Client Handouts
Hemangiosarcoma
Osteosarcoma