Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats

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Overview

The veterinarian’s 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.

  • 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: 350,697
  • 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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