Publications for Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium

HARC Publications

Animal Maltreatment: Forensic Mental Health Issues and Evaluations
Lacey Levitt, Gary Patronek, and Thomas Grisso, 2015

Hoarding of Animals: An Update
Randy O. Frost, PhD, Gary Patronek, VMD, PhD, Arnold Arluke, PhD, and Gail Stekette, PhD Psychiatric Times, 2015


Animal Hoarding: A neglected problem at the intersection of psychiatry, veterinary medicine, and law. Findings from the Henderson House Workgroup, 2011

Poster presented at the American Psychology Law Conference, San Juan, 2012:Poster 117-64.


The Hoarding Handbook: A Guide for Human Service Professionals
Christiana Bratiotis, Cristina Sorrentino Schmalisch, Gail Steketee, 2011


Stuff: Compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things
Contains a chapter on animal hoarding
Randy Frost and Gail Steketee, 2010


A theoretical perspective to inform assessment and treatment strategies for animal hoarders
Gary Patronek and Jane N Nathanson, Clinical Psychology Review, 2009


Animal hoarding: Slipping into the darkness of co-morbid animal and self-neglect
Jane N Nathanson, J Elder Abuse and Neglect, 2009


Inside animal hoarding. The case of Barbara Erickson and her 552 dogs
Arnold Arluke and Celeste Killeen, 2009


ANIMAL HOARDING: Structuring Interdisciplinary Responses to Help People, Animals, and Communities at Risk Gary Patronek, Lynn Loar and Jane N Nathanson, eds, 2006


Long-term outcomes in animal hoarding cases
Colin Berry, Randy Lockwood, and Gary Patronek, Animal Law, 2005


Normalizing passive cruelty:The excuses and justifications of animal hoarders
Arnie Arluke and Maria Vaca-Guzman, Anthrozoos, 2004


Health implications of animal hoarding HARC, Health & Social Work, 2002


Press reports of animal hoarding Arnold Arluke & HARC, Anthrozoos, 2002


The problem of animal hoarding Gary Patronek, Municipal Lawyer, 2001


People who hoard animals Randy Frost & HARC, Psychiatric Times, 2001


Hoarding of animals: an under-recognized problem in a difficult to study population
Gary Patronek, Public Health Reports, 1999


Tufts Animal Care and Condition Scales Lori Donley and Gary Patronek, 2001
These scales were also published in the textbook of Shelter Medicine, by Dr. Lila Miller and Dr. Steve Zawistowski.