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Behaviour problems in small animals : practical advice for the veterinary team / Jon Bowen, Sarah Heath.

Bowen, Jon, BVetMed. (Author). Heath, Sarah. (Added Author).
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Subject: Animal psychopathology.
Cats > Behavior.
Dogs > Behavior.
Pet medicine.
Animaux > Psychopathologie.
Médecine des animaux familiers.
Chiens > Mœurs et comportement.
Chats > Mœurs et comportement.
Dogs > psychology.
Behavior, Animal.
Cats > psychology.
Mental Disorders > veterinary.
Veterinary Medicine > methods.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780702037207
  • ISBN: 0702037206
  • ISBN: 0702027677
  • ISBN: 9780702027673
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 283 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Edinburgh ; Elsevier Saunders, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 229) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Copyright Page; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. Providing a practical behavioural service; DEALING WITH BEHAVIOURAL ISSUES; PROVIDING A PRACTICAL BEHAVIOURAL SERVICE; DEALING WITH BEHAVIOUR CASES; Chapter 2. Running puppy classes and kitten information evenings; INTRODUCTION; PUPPY PARTIES; PUPPY SOCIALISATION CLASSES; ESTABLISHING LINKS WITH TRAINERS; KITTEN EVENINGS; Chapter 3. An overview of canine social behaviour and communication; INTRODUCTION; WOLF SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR; DOG SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR; COMMUNICATION.
Chapter 4. An overview of feline social behaviour and communicationINTRODUCTION; SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND BEHAVIOURS; COMMUNICATION CHANNELS; Chapter 5. Learning theory and behaviour modification; INTRODUCTION; CLASSICAL CONDITIONING; INSTRUMENTAL (SKINNERIAN, OPERANT, TRIAL AND ERROR) CONDITIONING; BEHAVIOURAL MODIFICATION TECHNIQUES; A GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN ASSOCIATION WITH LEARNING THEORY; Chapter 6 . The role of pharmacology in behavioural medicine; INTRODUCTION; PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY -- SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS; NEUROTRANSMISSION; MANAGING PSYCHOACTIVE DRUG THERAPY.
CLASSES OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGChapter 7. Geriatric behavioural issues; INTRODUCTION; INCIDENCE OF BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS; MEDICAL ISSUES; MANAGEMENT OF AGEING DOGS AND CATS; PSEUDODEMENTIA; VASCULAR DEMENTIA; DEMENTIA ALZHEIMER TYPE (DAT); DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT; PROGNOSIS; ADVICE SHEETS THAT MAY BE RELEVANT TO THIS CHAPTER; Chapter 8. Canine fear, anxiety and phobia-related disorders; INTRODUCTION; UNDERLYING CONCEPTS IN FEAR AND ANXIETY DISORDERS; PHYSIOLOGICAL AND NEUROCHEMICAL MECHANISMS UNDERLYING FEAR AND ANXIETY; SUMMARY OF TREATMENT METHODS.
FEAR OF ANIMATE OBJECTS (PEOPLE AND OTHER ANIMALS)DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT; PROGNOSIS; PHOBIA; DIAGNOSIS; MANAGEMENT OF PHOBIA; TREATMENT: DESENSITISATION AND COUNTERCONDITIONING; TREATMENT: DRUG THERAPY; SEPARATION RELATED PROBLEMS; DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT; ADVICE SHEETS THAT MAY BE RELEVANT TO THIS CHAPTER; Chapter 9. Canine compulsive disorders; INTRODUCTION; DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT; LICK GRANULOMA AND SELF-MUTILATION; PROGNOSIS; ADVICE SHEETS THAT MAY BE RELEVANT TO THIS CHAPTER; Chapter 10. Canine elimination problems; INTRODUCTION; GENERAL ASSESSMENT; INCOMPLETE HOUSE-TRAINING; ANXIETY URINATION.
EXCITEMENT URINATIONSUBMISSIVE URINATION; MARKING BEHAVIOUR; INCONTINENCE; ADVICE SHEETS THAT MAY BE RELEVANT TO THIS CHAPTER; Chapter 11. Canine aggression problems; INTRODUCTION; IMMEDIATE INTERVENTION; RISK ASSESSMENT AND PROGNOSTICATION; TREATMENT VERSUS REFERRAL; THE SEQUENCE OF AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR; CLASSIFICATION OF AGGRESSION; METHODS OF TREATMENT; FEAR-RELATED AGGRESSION; STATUS-RELATED AGGRESSION; REDIRECTED AGGRESSION; POSSESSIVE AGGRESSION; TERRITORIAL AND PROTECTIVE AGGRESSION; MATERNAL AGGRESSION; PAIN-RELATED AGGRESSION; AGGRESSION BETWEEN FAMILIAR DOGS(SHARING A HOME).
Summary: This compact, easy-access guide to behavioural problems encountered in veterinary practice offers immediate and helpful advice for today's veterinary team.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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