Manual Of Clinical Behavioral Medicine For Dogs And Cats

Hardcover | June 25, 2013

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The veterinarians reliable tool for helping clients resolve pet behavior problems! Written by well-known veterinary behavior specialist Dr. Karen Overall, this comprehensive resource explains the underlying causes of undesirable behaviors in dogs and cats and provides proven behavior modification techniques. A companion DVD offers five in-depth questionnaires to help you gather valuable information from clients, as well as 45 client instruction handouts and a 30-minute video demonstrating behavior modification techniques for clients to use with their pets. From digging and barking to biting and anxiety and everything in between Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats has what you need to help clients manage their pets behavior issues and live with them in harmony.

"Behavioural medicine is now fully recognised as part of veterinary expertise and if you are serious about it, this book is for you."Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, July 2015

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The veterinarians reliable tool for helping clients resolve pet behavior problems! Written by well-known veterinary behavior specialist Dr. Karen Overall, this comprehensive resource explains the underlying causes of undesirable behaviors in dogs and cats and provides proven behavior modification techniques. A companion DVD offers five...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:June 25, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323008909

ISBN - 13:9780323008907

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Part One: Understanding Behavior: Modern Paradigms 1. Embracing Behavior as a Core Discipline: Creating the Behavior-Centered Practice 2. The Science and Theory Underlying Behavioral Medicine: Terminology, Diagnosis, Mechanism and the Importance of Understanding Reactivity 3. Changing Behavior: Roles for Learning, Negotiated Settlements, and Individualized Treatment PlansPart Two: Canine Behavior 4. Normal Canine Behavior and Ontogeny: Neurological and Social Development, Signaling and Normal Canine Behaviors 5. Problematic Canine Behaviors: Roles for Undesirable, Odd and Management-related Concerns 6. Abnormal Canine Behaviors and Behavioral Pathologies Involving Aggression 7. Abnormal Canine Behaviors and Behavioral Pathologies Not Primarily Involving Pathological AggressionPart Three: Feline Behavior 8. Normal Feline Behavior and Ontogeny: Neurological and Social Development, Signaling and Normal Feline Behaviors 9. Undesirable, Problematic, and Abnormal Feline Behavior and Behavioral PathologiesPart Four: Behavioral Supplements and Medications 10. Pharmacological Approaches to Changing Behavior and Neurochemistry: Roles for Diet, Supplements, Nutraceuticals and MedicationPart Five: Supplemental Materials References Protocols and Questionnaires

DVD contents Humane Behavioral Care for Dogs: Problem Prevention and Treatment" 30- minute video with audio commentary from the author demonstrating techniques " Questionnaires and protocols