A randomized cross-over trial comparing the effect of intramuscular versus intranasal naloxone reversal of intravenous fentanyl on odor detection in working dogs. Animals 9.6, 385 (2019).
Testing ovarian cancer cell lines to train dogs to detect ovarian cancer from blood plasma. J Vet Behav (2019)
Evaluation of skin turgor and capillary refill time as predictors of dehydration in exercising dogs. Am J Vet Res 80.2, 123-128 (2019)
A Solution for the Shortage of Detection Dogs: A Detector Dog Center of Excellence and a Cooperative Breeding Program. Front Vet Sci 5, 284 (2018)
Working dogs drinking a nutrient-enriched water maintain cooler body temperature and improved pulse rate recovery after exercise. Front Vet Sci 5, 202 (2018)
Behavior differences between urban search-and-rescue and pet dogs. Front Vet Sci 5, 118 (2018).
Evaluation of Three Hydration Strategies in Detection Dogs Working in a Hot Environment. Front Vet Sci 4, 174 (2017).
Environmental and physiological factors associated with stamina in dogs exercising in high ambient temperatures. Front Vet Sci 4, 144 (2017)
Medical surveillance of search dogs deployed to the World Trade Center and Pentagon: 2001-2006.
J Environ Health 73(2):12-21 (2010)
Pathology and toxicology findings for search-and-rescue dogs deployed to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack sites: initial five-year surveillance. J Vet Diagn Invest 20:477-484 (2008)
Medical and behavioral surveillance of dogs deployed to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon from October 2001 to June 2002. J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:861-867 (2004)
Deployment morbidity among search-and-rescue dogs used after the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks. J Am Vet Med Assoc 225(6):868-73 (2004)
Field treatment of search dogs: Lessons learned from the World Trade Center disaster. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 12(1):38-42 (2002)
Parr J, Otto CM. Emergency Visits and Occupational Hazards in German Shepherd Police Dogs (2008-2010) JVECC 23(6):591-597, 2013. Article first published online: 19 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/vec.12098
Ng Z, Pierce BJ, Otto CM, Buechner-Maxwell V, Siracusa C, Werre SR. The effect of dog–human interaction on cortisol and behavior in registered animal-assisted activity dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 159:69-81, 2014 DOI:
Hanel RM, Palmer L, Baker J, Brenner J, Crowe DT, Dorman D, Gicking JC.; Gilger B, Otto CM, Robertson SA, Rozanski E, Trumpatori B. Best practice recommendations for prehospital veterinary care of dogs and cats. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2016;26(2):166-233.
Evaluation of an oral electrolyte solution for treatment of mild to moderate dehydration in dogs with hemorrhagic diarrhea - Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. September 15, 2013, Vol. 243, No. 6, Pages 851-857
Mehler S, Otto CM, Chapter 47. Gunshot wounds and other penetrating foreign bodies In Small Animal Surgical Emergencies, ed Aronson LR. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken NJ 2015
Otto CM. Ch 5 Effects of Disease on Canine Olfaction. In Canine Olfaction Science and Law. Ed Jezierski T, Ensminger J, Taylor & Francis/CRC Press Boca Raton, FL 2016.
Stanzani, G, Otto CM. Chapter 6. Shock. In Small Animal Surgical Practice, 2nd Ed, eds. Tobias K & Johnston,S Elsevier, St. Louis 2016 in press.
Darling T, Otto CM Chapter 4 – Communicating the treatment plan in Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, eds Goldberg ME, Tomlinson J. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken NJ in press
Otto CM. Working Dogs in the Emergency Room. In Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine. eds. Drobatz KJ, Rozanski EA, Silverstein DC, Hopper K. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken NJ in press