Referrals for Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium

Mass Housing: Hoarding Resources Numerous resources from the state of Massaschusetts site on hoarding of all types.


Shelter Medicine Program at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University – Research and education about proper care of populations of animals.


Cornell University Shelter Medicine Program Research and education about proper care of populations of animals.


UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program Research and education about proper care of populations of animals.


University of Florida Shelter Medicine Program Research and education about proper care of populations of animals.


Association of Shelter Veterinarians
Professional organization of 750+ veterinarians with an interest in shelter medicine.


Boston University Hoarding Research Resources on all aspects of hoarding from one of the top centers in the United States.


International OCD Foundation Information about obsessive-compulsive disorder treatment and OCD hoarding.


Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions – Hoarding Information about signs, symptoms, and treatment of hoarding.


Animal Legal Defense Fund Resources for prosecutors, legislators and law enforcement.


International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association Resources for animal crime scene investigation, rescue and evidence collection.


Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Includes animal cruelty special interest section.


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.