Key Features

  • Discussions of all frequently encountered behavioral challenges in light of the natural history and innate behavioral development of dogs help you better understand the dog’s natural responses to living in the modern world.

  • Chapters organized by categories of behavior, featuring the most up-to-date scientific and practical insights on a wide variety of basic and complicated behavioral problems, such as canine dominance and its relationship to aggression, separation anxiety, phobias and stress disorders, house soiling and marking, excessive barking, destructive behaviors, and more.

  • Coverage of clinical applications of new drugs offers safer, more effective solutions for a wide variety of common behavioral problems.

  • Helpful advice on behavioral modification outcomes helps you easily identify and attain acceptable treatment goals.

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781455757633
Electronic ISBN:
9781437702002
Print ISBN:
9781416054191

About the author

Bonnie Beaver

Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA Recognized internationally, Dr. Beaver has given more than 250 presentations, authored more than 175 articles and 9 books on animal welfare and behavior. She has been president of the American Veterinary Society for Animal Behavior, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, American College of Animal Welfare, and American Veterinary Medical Association and served on special advisory committees for USDHEW, National Research Council, PEW National Veterinary Education Program, and ILAR. Honors include Distinguished Practitioner-National Academies of Practice, AVMA Animal Welfare Award, Friskies PetCare Award, Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award, Legend in Veterinary Medicine (1 of 12), and an honorary DSc degree. Dr. Beaver also co-authored Efficient Livestock Handling: The Practical Application of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Science (2015) and was a section editor for the highly respected Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior (which won the PROSE Award and CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title), both published by Elsevier/Academic Press.