Publications by Dr. Vanderlip


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Shetland Sheepdog Breed Bible

Rabbits Pet Owners Manual

The Rat Pet Owner’s Manual


Shih Tzu: Dog Bible

Dwarf Hamsters

Yorkshire Terriers

The Pomeranian Handbook

The Chinchilla Handbook

1000 Dog Names

1000 Cat Names

The Shih Tzu Handbook

The Guinea Pig Handbook

Lhasa Apsos

Prairie Dogs

Scottish Terriers

Fox Terriers



The Collie: A Veterinary Reference for the Professional Breeeder

Hundezucht: Therapie Genetik Fur Tierarzte Und Zuchter Am Beispiel Collie


Selected Scientific Papers

Clark, L.A., Wahl, J.M., Rees, C.A., Strain, G.M., Cargill, E.J., Vanderlip, S.L., Murphy, K.E. (2008) Canine SINEs and Their Effects on Phenotypes of the Domestic Dog. Genomics of Disease. 79-87. Springer Science.

Concannon, P.W., Lasley, B., Vanderlip, S. (1996) LH release oestrus induction and fertile ovulations in response to pulsatile administration of GnRH to anoestrous dogs. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility Supplement 51, 41-54.

Heath, M.E., Vanderlip, S.L. (1988) The biology, husbandry and veterinary care of captive Chinese Pangolins Manis pentadactyla. Zoo Biology 7, 293-312.

Vanderlip, S.L., Lasley, B., Concannon, P.W. (1987) Ovulation induction in anestrous bitches by pulsatile administration of GnRH. Laboratory Animal Science 37, 459-464.

Vanderlip, S.L., Wing, A., Rivier, J., Linkie, D., Lasley, B. (1983) Induction of ovulation in anestrous bitches using a pulsatile delivery of GnRH. Laboratory Animal Science, 33, 492.

Vanderlip, S.L. What is your diagnosis? Soft tissue calcifications suggestive of hypervitaminosis  A. JAVMA 1983;183: 1472-4.

Vanderlip, S.L. (1979) What is Your Diagnosis? Congestive Heart Failure in a Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis). JAVMA, 174, 1123.

Vanderlip, S.L. Congestive heart failure in a striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis). J. Zoo. An. Med. 1979; 10: 28-29.


Pet Care Articles

“Skunk Health Problems” Critters USA 2013 pages 78-81

“Captivated by Chinchillas” Critters USA 2012 pages 2-10

“Targeting Your Rabbit’s Taste Buds” Rabbits USA 2010 Annual Vol. 16 2010 pages 6-15

“Hedgehog Health Concerns” Critters USA 2010 pages 74-79

How to Prevent Poisoning in Ferrets” Ferrets Magazine featured article Feburary 16, 2009.

“Debunking Guinea Pig Myths” Critters USA 2009 pages 32-39

“Top Fatal Conditions in Rabbits” Rabbits USA 2008 Annual Vol. 13 2008 pages 58-65

“A Mouse in the House” Critters USA 2008 pages 82-89

Ferrets and Mite Infestations” Small Animal Channel, May 30, 2008.

“Name That Hamster” Critters USA 2007 pages 32-39

“Skunks in the Living Room” Critters USA 2006 pages 92-96

“10 Conditions Your Rabbit Can’t Tell You About” Rabbits 2005 Annual Vol. 4 2005 pages 54-61

“Come and Get It!” Rats Vol. 3 2005 pages 58-67

“Top 10 Health Problems” Guinea Pigs Vol. 2 2005 pages 42-49