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Canine and Feline Behavior Therapy, by Benjamin Hart, Lynette Hart, and Melissa Bain
$106.69
Hardcover
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • Jun.01.2006
  • 9780683039122
  • Wiley/Blackwell

Lynette gives an overview of the book:

Behavior medicine is perhaps the most rapidly emerging discipline in animal health care. Small animal practice is reaching the point where most practitioners are expected to offer their clients help in the behavioral area. Canine and Feline Behavior Therapy, Second Edition offers practical advice from board-certified specialists applicable to informed pet owners and any small animal veterinarians. This edition includes revisions based on major advances in the clinical animal behavior field and is written at a level to appeal to veterinary students, canine and feline practitioners, and veterinary behaviorists. Long awaited new edition of classic behavior book Revisions reflect major advances in the field of clinical animal behavior Provides advice applicable to any small animal practice Written at a level that appeals to students, practitioners and...
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Behavior medicine is perhaps the most rapidly emerging discipline in animal health care. Small animal practice is reaching the point where most practitioners are expected to offer their clients help in the behavioral area.

Canine and Feline Behavior Therapy, Second Edition offers practical advice from board-certified specialists applicable to informed pet owners and any small animal veterinarians. This edition includes revisions based on major advances in the clinical animal behavior field and is written at a level to appeal to veterinary students, canine and feline practitioners, and veterinary behaviorists.

  • Long awaited new edition of classic behavior book
  • Revisions reflect major advances in the field of clinical animal behavior
  • Provides advice applicable to any small animal practice
  • Written at a level that appeals to students, practitioners and specialists alike


TopTable of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction

Section I: Basis for Techniques of Behavior Therapy

Chapter 2: Medical Interview and Case History Assessment

Chapter 3: Principles of Behavior Modification

Chapter 4: Hormones and Behavior; Gonadectomy

Chapter 5: General Approaches to Behavioral Pharmacology

Chapter 6: Prescribing Psychotropic Drugs

Chapter 7: The Behavior of Sick Dogs and Cats

Section II: Behavior and Behavior Problems of Dogs

Chapter 8: Aggression Toward People

Chapter 9: Aggression Toward Other Dogs

Chapter 10: Anxieties and Fears

Chapter 11: Barking: Normal and Excessive

Chapter 12: Excessive Activity and Destructiveness

Chapter 13: Escaping and Roaming

Chapter 14: Urination and Defecation Problems

Chapter 15: Attention-Seeking Behavior

Chater 16: Problems with Feeding Behavior

Chapter 17: Problems with Sexual and Maternal Behavior of Dogs

Chapter 18: Repetitive, Compulsive, and Sterotypic Behaviors

Chapter 19: Behavioral Aspects of Aging Dogs

Chapter 20: Selecting and Raising Puppies

Section III: Behavior and Behavior Problems of Cats

Chapter 21: Feline House Soiling: Urine Marking, Inappropriate Urination, and Inappropriate Defecation

Chapter 22: Aggression Toward People and Other Cats

Chapter 23: Inappropriate Feline Scratching

Chapter 24: Problems with Feeding and Predatory Behavior

Chapter 25: Problems with Sexual and Maternal Behavior of Cats

Chapter 26: Repetitive, Compulsive, and Sterotypic Behaviors

Chapter 27: Selecting and Raising Kittens

Section IV: Human-Companion Animal Interactions

Chapter 28: Role of the Dog and Cat in Families

Chapter 29: Dealing with Loss of the Companion Animal

Index

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About Lynette

I started out as a 7th grade science teacher, but along the way discovered the fascination of animal behavior. Going back to school was essential, and over time, studies of mouse activity, rat vocalizations, impala grooming, dog breeds' behaviors, elephant tool use, and then...

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