Emily Weiss

Summary

Affiliation: Animal Poison Control Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A comparison of attachment levels of adopters of cats: fee-based adoptions versus free adoptions
    Emily Weiss
    ASPCA Shelter Research and Development, Benton, Kansas, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 12:360-70. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Retention of provided identification for dogs and cats seen in veterinary clinics and adopted from shelters in Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 2672 SW Indianola, Benton, KS 67017, USA
    Prev Vet Med 101:265-9. 2011
  3. pmc Physical and Behavioral Measures that Predict Cats' Socialization in an Animal Shelter Environment during a Three Day Period
    Margaret Slater
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 50 Stone Ridge Drive, Florence, MA 01062, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:1215-28. 2013
  4. pmc Reliability and Validity of a Survey of Cat Caregivers on Their Cats' Socialization Level in the Cat's Normal Environment
    Margaret Slater
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 50 Stone Ridge Drive, Florence, MA 01062, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:1194-214. 2013
  5. pmc Large Dog Relinquishment to Two Municipal Facilities in New York City and Washington, D.C.: Identifying Targets for Intervention
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 3201 SW Winding Way, Palm City, FL 34990, USA
    Animals (Basel) 4:409-33. 2014
  6. doi request reprint A survey of the methods used in shelter and rescue programs to identify feral and frightened pet cats
    Margaret R Slater
    Animal Health Services, ASPCA, 1717 South Philo Road, Urbana, IL 61802, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 12:592-600. 2010
  7. pmc Practical Physical and Behavioral Measures to Assess the Socialization Spectrum of Cats in a Shelter-Like Setting during a Three Day Period
    Margaret Slater
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 50 Stone Ridge Drive, Florence, MA 01062, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:1162-93. 2013
  8. pmc Should Dogs and Cats be Given as Gifts?
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 3201 SW Winding Way, Palm City, FL 34990, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:995-1001. 2013
  9. pmc Modification of the Feline-Ality™ Assessment and the Ability to Predict Adopted Cats' Behaviors in Their New Homes
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 3201 Winding Way, Palm City, FL 34990, USA
    Animals (Basel) 5:71-88. 2015
  10. pmc Why Did You Choose This Pet?: Adopters and Pet Selection Preferences in Five Animal Shelters in the United States
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 424 E 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Animals (Basel) 2:144-59. 2012

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint A comparison of attachment levels of adopters of cats: fee-based adoptions versus free adoptions
    Emily Weiss
    ASPCA Shelter Research and Development, Benton, Kansas, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 12:360-70. 2009
    ..Programs such as this create an opportunity to positively affect cats in animal shelters by finding more homes; programs such as this also affect cat overpopulation by putting more altered cats into the community...
  2. doi request reprint Retention of provided identification for dogs and cats seen in veterinary clinics and adopted from shelters in Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 2672 SW Indianola, Benton, KS 67017, USA
    Prev Vet Med 101:265-9. 2011
    ..The data also support placing tags and collars directly on pets as a method to retain those ID tags and collars on the animals, thus increasing the likelihood they will be returned home if lost or during a disaster...
  3. pmc Physical and Behavioral Measures that Predict Cats' Socialization in an Animal Shelter Environment during a Three Day Period
    Margaret Slater
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 50 Stone Ridge Drive, Florence, MA 01062, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:1215-28. 2013
    ..In combination with key socialized behaviors, these points were able to fairly accurately identify More and Less Socialized cats. ..
  4. pmc Reliability and Validity of a Survey of Cat Caregivers on Their Cats' Socialization Level in the Cat's Normal Environment
    Margaret Slater
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 50 Stone Ridge Drive, Florence, MA 01062, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:1194-214. 2013
    ..This survey will be used to develop and validate an effective assessment process that accurately differentiates cats by their socialization levels towards humans based on direct observation of cats' behavior in an animal shelter. ..
  5. pmc Large Dog Relinquishment to Two Municipal Facilities in New York City and Washington, D.C.: Identifying Targets for Intervention
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 3201 SW Winding Way, Palm City, FL 34990, USA
    Animals (Basel) 4:409-33. 2014
    ..We identified opportunities to potentially support future relinquishers and found that targets for interventions are likely different in each community. ..
  6. doi request reprint A survey of the methods used in shelter and rescue programs to identify feral and frightened pet cats
    Margaret R Slater
    Animal Health Services, ASPCA, 1717 South Philo Road, Urbana, IL 61802, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 12:592-600. 2010
    ..Results highlight the need for validated assessment methods to facilitate judicious holding and disposition decisions for unowned cats at time of intake...
  7. pmc Practical Physical and Behavioral Measures to Assess the Socialization Spectrum of Cats in a Shelter-Like Setting during a Three Day Period
    Margaret Slater
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 50 Stone Ridge Drive, Florence, MA 01062, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:1162-93. 2013
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  8. pmc Should Dogs and Cats be Given as Gifts?
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 3201 SW Winding Way, Palm City, FL 34990, USA
    Animals (Basel) 3:995-1001. 2013
    ..The results from this survey add to a growing body of literature that suggests there is no increased risk of relinquishment for dogs and cats received as a gift. ..
  9. pmc Modification of the Feline-Ality™ Assessment and the Ability to Predict Adopted Cats' Behaviors in Their New Homes
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 3201 Winding Way, Palm City, FL 34990, USA
    Animals (Basel) 5:71-88. 2015
    ..Shelters interested in increasing cat adoptions, decreasing length of stay and improving the adoption experience can now implement the modified version for future feline adoption success. ..
  10. pmc Why Did You Choose This Pet?: Adopters and Pet Selection Preferences in Five Animal Shelters in the United States
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 424 E 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Animals (Basel) 2:144-59. 2012
    ..Additionally, some simple training techniques are suggested to facilitate adopter-friendly behaviors from sheltered dogs and cats. ..
  11. pmc Preliminary Investigation of Food Guarding Behavior in Shelter Dogs in the United States
    Heather Mohan-Gibbons
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, Ojai, CA 93024, USA
    Animals (Basel) 2:331-46. 2012
    ..The key finding is that dogs that guarded their food bowl in the shelter were not guarding their food in their new homes. ..
  12. pmc Community partnering as a tool for improving live release rate in animal shelters in the United States
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, ASPCA, Palm City, FL 34990, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 16:221-38. 2013
    ..Within individual communities, the degree of improvement ranged from 18% to 96%. This improvement in LRR was accomplished through a wide variety of programs in each community based on resources and interests during the time period. ..
  13. pmc Frequency of Lost Dogs and Cats in the United States and the Methods Used to Locate Them
    Emily Weiss
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, 6260 N Hillside, Wichita, KS 67219, USA
    Animals (Basel) 2:301-15. 2012
    ..Since 25% of lost cats were not found, other methods of reuniting cats and their owners are needed. Collars and ID tags or humane trapping could be valuable approaches. ..
  14. pmc Risk Factors for Dog Relinquishment to a Los Angeles Municipal Animal Shelter
    Emily D Dolan
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA lt sup gt lt sup gt, 307 NE Thornton Place 510, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
    Animals (Basel) 5:1311-28. 2015
    ..These findings highlight an opportunity to assess community needs and provide community specific alternatives to relinquishment. ..
  15. doi request reprint What do people want? Factors people consider when acquiring dogs, the complexity of the choices they make, and implications for nonhuman animal relocation programs
    Laurie Garrison
    a Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Little Silver, New Jersey
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 18:57-73. 2015
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  16. pmc Evaluation of a novel dog adoption program in two US communities
    Heather Mohan-Gibbons
    Shelter Research and Development, Community Outreach, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA, Ojai, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e91959. 2014
    ..This novel approach can be an effective method for adoption, has many benefits for shelters, and can tap into a new adopter market by engaging their community in a new way. ..