Exotic Pet Behavior

1st Edition

Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals

Authors: Teresa Bradley Bays Teresa Lightfoot Joerg Mayer
Paperback ISBN: 9781416000099
eBook ISBN: 9781437711493
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 22nd June 2006
Page Count: 384

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:
© Saunders 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437711493
Paperback ISBN:
9781416000099

About the Author

Teresa Bradley Bays

Teresa Lightfoot

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