Exotic Pet Behavior

Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals


  • Teresa Bradley Bays, DVM
  • Teresa Lightfoot, D.V.M.
  • Joerg Mayer, Dr.med.vet., M.Sc. Dip. ABVP (exotic companion mammal), DECZM (small mammal), Associate Professor of Zoological Medicine, Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

In addition to coverage of all normal behavior patterns -- sensory, communication, social and antisocial, reproductive, eating, and elimination -- this resource helps you identify medical implications of abnormal behavior, pain-associated behaviors, and effects of captivity. Client education handouts provide important information about caring for a variety of avian and exotic pets.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-0009-9

Table of Contents

1. Rabbits

2. Birds

3. Reptiles

4. Ferrets

5. Guinea Pigs

6. Small Rodents

7. Miscellaneous Small Mammals