Behaviour Problems in Small Animals - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702027673, 9780702037207

Behaviour Problems in Small Animals

1st Edition

Practical Advice for the Veterinary Team

Authors: Jon Bowen Sarah Heath
Paperback ISBN: 9780702027673
eBook ISBN: 9780702037207
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 24th August 2005
Page Count: 288
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Description

This compact, easy-access guide to behavioral problems encountered in veterinary practice offers immediate and helpful advice for today's veterinary team. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.

Key Features

  • Coverage offers immediate advice to the veterinary team who are often presented with behavioral problems in their practice.
  • Easy-to-read format includes introductions, medical differentials, underlying causes, diagnosis, action boxes, and summaries.
  • Content refers the reader to other chapters throughout the book, so that information can be found quickly and easily.
  • Helpful handouts, which can be photocopied, offer yet another way to further your learning experience.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Part one: Practice tips:
Providing a practical behavior service
Running puppy classes and kitten information evenings

Part two: Basic tools in behavioral medicine:
An overview of canine social behavior and communication
An overview of feline social behaviour and communication
Learning theory made simple
The role of pharmacology in behavioral medicine

Part three: Canine behavioral problems:
Aggression
Fears, phobias and anxieties
Elimination problems
Stereotypes
Training issues
Geriatric behavior issues
Misc. behavior problems

Part four: Feline behavioural problems:
Aggression
Fears, phobias and anxieties
Elimination problems
Grooming problems
Bonding problems
Pica
Geriatric behavior issues
Misc. behavior problems

Appendices
1. CABTSG Referral form
2. Sample behavior questionnaire
3. Sample handouts for clients
4. Further reading
5. Useful addresses

Index

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders Ltd. 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702037207
Paperback ISBN:
9780702027673

About the Author

Jon Bowen

Sarah Heath

Affiliations and Expertise

European Veterinary Specialist in Behavioural Medicine (Companion Animals), Chester, UK