Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat 4th edition

"Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat, 4th Edition" offers diagnostic guidelines, preventive advice, treatment guidelines and charts, case examples, client forms and handouts to help optimize...

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Auteur(s) Lowell Ackerman, Gary Landsberg
Date 03/05/2023
Pages 568
Taille 21 x 27
Type Broché
ISBN 9780702082146

Description détaillée : Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat 4th edition

Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat, 4th Edition retains the highly practical approach that has proved so successful in previous editions, offering diagnostic guidelines, preventive advice, treatment guidelines and charts, case examples, client forms and handouts, and product and resource suggestions, along with details on the use of drugs and natural supplements to help optimize the behavior services offered in practice.

What is the content of "Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat 4th edition" ?

New to this edition

  • Many hot new topics are covered, including fear, anxiety, and stress and their effects on health and behavior, as well as pain and behavior, the psychobiological approach to veterinary behavior assessment, and pets and the family dynamic.
  • Updated chapter content is extensively augmented or completely rewritten by new authors, making this more than just a new edition – it’s a new book!
  • eBook version is included with print purchase which allows access to all of the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. Online access also includes handouts and forms, drug dosing, and a comprehensive directory of resources.

Key Features

  • Step-by-step guidelines describe how to collect a patient history, perform a thorough physical examination, conduct diagnostic testing, formulate differential diagnoses, select treatment, and monitor the patients’ responses.
  • Background information describes how dog and cat behavior problems arise and how they can be prevented.
  • Coverage of behavior modification techniques provides you with a clear understanding of suggested treatment as well as the use of drugs, products, pheromones, surgery, diet, and alternative therapies.
  • Content on behavioral genetics explores this rapidly growing and advancing field and includes new therapeutic approaches for cognitive decline.
  • Case studies illustrate real-life clinical situations.
  • Easy-access treatment tables provide at-a-glance solutions to common behavior problems.
  • Useful appendices include treatment protocols as well as the drug information and dosages that make effective prescribing easy.

Who are the authors of "Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat 4th edition" ?

Lowell Ackerman, DVM, DACVD, MBA, MPA, CVA, MRCVS, Westborough, MA, USA

Gary Landsberg, DVM, DACVB, DECAWBM (CA), Vice President, CanCog Inc., Head of Fear Free Research

Sommaire : Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat 4th edition

1 Behavior Medicine and the General Practitioner Amy Learn

2 Development, social and communicative behavior Ashley Elzerman

3 Pet Selection and the genetics of behavior Lowell Ackerman

4 Pets and the Family Dynamic Emily Levine

5 Prevention: the best medicine Andrea Tu

6 All body systems affect behavior Alison Gerken

7 Physiologic Stress and its Effect on Health & Welfare Melissa Bain

8 The effects of aging on behavior in senior pets Shana Gilbert Gregory

9 Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment Lisa Radosta

10 Treatment - Behavior modification techniques Lore Haug

11 Treatment-Pharmacologic intervention Leticia Dantas

12 Treatment-Complementary and alternative therapy Megan Petroff

13 Feeding and diet-related problems Meaghan Ropski

14 Anxiety, fear and phobia Carlo Siracusa

15 Noise Aversion Kelly Ballantyne

16 Reducing Fear, Anxiety and Stress in Veterinary Visits Amy Learn

17 Separation Related Disorders Ariel Fagen

18 Sterotypic and compulsive disorders Colleen Koch

19 Unruly and destructive behaviors - Canine Wailani Sung

20 Unruly and destructive behaviors - Feline Krista Sirois

21 Housesoiling - Canine Valarie Tynes

22 Housesoiling - Feline Alison Gerken

23 Aggression - Canine Lisa Radosta

24 Aggression - Feline Krista Sirois

25 Problem behaviour an evidence based approach based on neuropsychobiology Daniel Mills

Appendix A - List of Handouts and Forms Team

Appendix B - Behavior Resources Team

Appendix C - Printed versions of Handouts and Forms Team

Appendix D - Drug Dosages Team

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