Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats

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Covering proven techniques of behavior modification, Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats provides a practical approach to the treatment and prevention of common canine and feline behavior problems. More than simple obedience training, this book describes both normal and undesirable behaviors and offers solutions for common small animal difficulties including digging, barking, biting, anxiety, and marking. It also discusses the role of pharmacology in behavior modification. Written by ...

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Overview

Covering proven techniques of behavior modification, Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats provides a practical approach to the treatment and prevention of common canine and feline behavior problems. More than simple obedience training, this book describes both normal and undesirable behaviors and offers solutions for common small animal difficulties including digging, barking, biting, anxiety, and marking. It also discusses the role of pharmacology in behavior modification. Written by well-known veterinary behavior specialist Dr. Karen Overall, this reliable reference includes a DVD video that shows humane behavioral care and explains how dogs communicate with and learn from humans.


• World-renowned author Dr. Karen Overall
is a leading veterinary behavior specialist and a founding member of the board of clinical specialists, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behavior, certified by the Animal Behavior Society as an Applied Animal Behaviorist, and one of The Bark magazine’s 100 most influential people in the dog world.
Companion DVD includes a 30-minute video of the author demonstrating techniques for correcting and preventing canine behavior problems, and provides handouts to assist the pet owner with behavioral modification techniques.
Supplemental material includes 45 client handouts, 12 informed consent forms, and 5 questionnaires that help you zero in on the pet’s behavior.
Hundreds of images illustrate important techniques and key concepts.
Tables and boxes summarize key assessment information, behavioral cues, and pharmacologic management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323008907
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/5/2013
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 371,090
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

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 Plans

Part 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 Aggression

Part 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 Pathologies

Part Four: Behavioral Supplements and Medications

10. Pharmacological Approaches to Changing Behavior and Neurochemistry: Roles for Diet, Supplements, Nutraceuticals and Medication

Part 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

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