Description

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.

Key Features

  • A user-friendly format includes bulleted lists indicating how normal and abnormal behavior applies to species kept in captivity.
  • Includes coverage of all normal behavior patterns, including sensory, communication, social and antisocial, sexual, eating, and elimination.
  • Client education handouts are a convenient resource for providing clients with important information about caring for their pets.
  • Expert authors provide the most current information in the field of avian and exotic pet behavior.

Table of Contents


1. Rabbits

2. Birds

3. Reptiles

4. Ferrets

5. Guinea Pigs

6. Small Rodents

7. Miscellaneous Small Mammals

Details

No. of pages:
384
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437711493
Print ISBN:
9781416000099

About the authors

Joerg Mayer

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Zoological Medicine, Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA