Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare Book
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Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare


  • Author : Ilona Rodan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-08-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 479
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455774012

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Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare Excerpt :

Learn to manage the physical and psychological well-being of your feline patients with Feline Behavioral Medicine: Prevention and Treatment. From house soiling problems to aggression, this all-new reference offers detailed guidance on assessing, treating, and preventing the full spectrum of feline behavioral problems. Material is organized by both topic and life stage for quick access to the information you need. Plus its incorporation of patient education materials, instructive images, and the latest AAFP guidelines, makes it an invaluable addition to any vet clinician s library. "This book ... will undoubtedly become THE reference in that very specific field." Reviewed by: Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, January 2016 UNIQUE! Focus on the prevention of behavior problems is found throughout the majority of the book to show clinicians how to incorporate behavioral considerations into general practice. Comprehensive, holistic care fusing the physical and psychological well-being of feline patients serves as a foundation for all content. International team of expert contributors provides in-depth, authoritative guidance using the most up-to-date information available. Updated information on preventive advice and treatment recommendations follows the guidelines set forth by the AAFP. Client handouts and behavior questionnaires in the book help vets clearly communicate with clients about their cat's behavior.

Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare   E Book Book

Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare E Book


  • Author : Ilona Rodan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-08-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455774029

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Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare E Book Excerpt :

Learn to manage the physical and psychological well-being of your feline patients with Feline Behavioral Medicine: Prevention and Treatment. From house soiling problems to aggression, this all-new reference offers detailed guidance on assessing, treating, and preventing the full spectrum of feline behavioral problems. Material is organized by both topic and life stage for quick access to the information you need. Plus its incorporation of patient education materials, instructive images, and the latest AAFP guidelines, makes it an invaluable addition to any vet clinician s library. "This book ... will undoubtedly become THE reference in that very specific field." Reviewed by: Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, January 2016 UNIQUE! Focus on the prevention of behavior problems is found throughout the majority of the book to show clinicians how to incorporate behavioral considerations into general practice. Comprehensive, holistic care fusing the physical and psychological well-being of feline patients serves as a foundation for all content. International team of expert contributors provides in-depth, authoritative guidance using the most up-to-date information available. Updated information on preventive advice and treatment recommendations follows the guidelines set forth by the AAFP. Client handouts and behavior questionnaires in the book help vets clearly communicate with clients about their cat’s behavior.

Feline Behaviour and Welfare Book

Feline Behaviour and Welfare


  • Author : Andrew F. Fraser
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Cats
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 1780641214

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Feline Behaviour and Welfare Excerpt :

Cats are the world's most popular domestic pet, as well as being wild animals. This comprehensive book on feline behaviour explores both the familiar domesticated animal and wild relatives such as the leopard, tiger and lynx to examine the Felidae family as a whole, allowing for fascinating comparisons between wild and domestic species and explanations of behaviour in pet cats with evolutionary origins. Fraser's work helps increase readers' understanding of cat behaviour - why they behave as they do, for what purpose and why. The focus is on identifying normal behaviour from the cat's perspect.

The Welfare of Cats Book
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The Welfare of Cats


  • Author : Irene Rochlitz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-04-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 283
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402032271

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The Welfare of Cats Excerpt :

Written by experts from the UK, the USA and Switzerland, this book focuses on the major issues affecting the welfare of domestic cats. It covers behaviour, the human-cat relationship, and the impact of housing, disease, nutrition and breeding on welfare.

Companion Animal Behaviour Problems Book

Companion Animal Behaviour Problems


  • Author : Rachel Casey
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2022-09-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780643458

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Companion Animal Behaviour Problems Excerpt :

Behaviour problems are a significant cause of companion animal relinquishment and euthanasia. This book provides up to date information about animal behaviour as well as practical advice on how veterinary practice professionals can manage undesirable animal behaviour and give down to earth, appropriate and trusted advice to owners. This practical and accessible book gives all the essential information needed by veterinary professionals in order to advise clients on the behaviour and well-being of animals in their care.

The Trainable Cat Book
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The Trainable Cat


  • Author : John Bradshaw
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465096497

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A New York Times Bestseller "I have to hand it to Bradshaw and Ellis: Once you suss out their basic cat-training philosophy, their methods totally work." --Slate We often assume that cats can't be trained, and don't need to be. But in The Trainable Cat, bestselling anthrozoologist John Bradshaw and cat expert Sarah Ellis show that cats absolutely must be trained in order to enrich the bond between pet and owner. Full of training tips and exercises--from introducing your cat to a new baby to helping them deal with visits to the vet--The Trainable Cat is the essential cat bible for cat owners and lovers. "I doubt you'll find a more well-informed or scientific book on cats that better shows you how feline thinking works."--Times (UK)

Feline Practice  Integrating Medicine and Well Being  Part II   An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice Book

Feline Practice Integrating Medicine and Well Being Part II An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice


  • Author : Margie Scherk
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323754439

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Feline Practice Integrating Medicine and Well Being Part II An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice Excerpt :

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, guest edited by Dr. Margie Scherk, is the second of two issues on Feline Practice: Integrating Medicine and Well-Being. Topics in this issue include, but are not limited to: Nutrition and risks of weight and muscle loss; Importance of maintaining muscle and weight: controversies in what to feed; Nutrition: How to feed; Nutrition: assessing requirements and current intake; Stem cell therapy and cats; Complex disease management: managing a cat with comorbidities; Hyperaldosteronism in cats, Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism in cats; Updates in feline diabetes; Feline pancreatitis; Triaditis; Hypertension in cats; Feline gallbladder diseases; Oral health and disease; and Newly recognized neurological entities.

Clinical Handbook of Feline Behavior Medicine Book

Clinical Handbook of Feline Behavior Medicine


  • Author : Elizabeth Stelow
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-12-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119653219

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Clinical Handbook of Feline Behavior Medicine Excerpt :

Comprehensive resource offering practical and accessible guidance on managing behavior problems in cats Clinical Handbook of Feline Behavior Medicine provides a complete, easy-to-use reference to practical information on identifying, diagnosing, and treating behavior problems in cats. Designed to offer streamlined access to concrete guidance for managing feline behavior, the book offers diagnostic plans organized by clinical sign. Normal behavior is thoroughly described, to provide a better understanding of the abnormal, with the heart of the book devoted to advice for identifying, diagnosing, and treating specific behavior problems. The book describes the diagnostic process and covers treatment options for each problem. A companion website offers client education handouts to enhance compliance and video clips depicting presenting complaints. Sample topics covered in Clinical Handbook of Feline Behavior Medicine include: Normal feline social behavior, covering body language and other social communication, feline social structure, interactions with humans and other species, and social/behavioral development in the kitten Preventing behavior problems, covering feeding, litter box availability and care, scratching options, toys, and grooming Elimination problems, including the differentiation between urine marking and toileting, deducing the underlying causes, and elements of effects treatment plans Senior cats, covering feline cognitive decline, increased vocalization, sleep-wake cycle disturbances, disorientation, litterbox problems, and repetitive behaviors With its specific topical focus of behavior in felines, Clinical Handbook of Feline Behavior Medicine is a targeted and highly useful resource for any veterinarian seeing feline patients, assisting through all stages of treatment with easily accessible and understandable information.

Decoding Your Cat Book

Decoding Your Cat


  • Author : American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages : 373
  • ISBN 10 : 9781328489906

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Examines "the most [common] behavioral issues that cats face"--

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine Book

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine


  • Author : Debra Horwitz
  • Publisher : BSAVA
  • Release Date : 2010-03-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 1905319150

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BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine Excerpt :

The importance of animal behavior and psychological well-being is increasingly being recognized in the veterinary profession. This new edition is designed to be even more practical and user-friendly than the first. For a range of behavioral presentations, consideration is given to evaluation of the patient, including any possible underlying disease; evaluation of client attitudes, beliefs and behavior; risk evaluation; behavioral biology of the condition; acute management protocols; long-term treatment strategies; prognosis; follow-up; and preventive measures. A special chapter on shelter animals has been added, as this is an area where veterinary support is increasingly sought in both health and husbandry. An included CD offers client handouts, history-taking forms, detailed behavioral questionaires for each species and a referral form.

House soiling Problems in Domestic Cats Book

House soiling Problems in Domestic Cats


  • Author : Trudi Atkinson
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2022-09-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789246872

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House soiling Problems in Domestic Cats Excerpt :

Highly practical, this book is the first in a series entitled Domestic Cat Behaviour Problems designed to help veterinary professionals and behaviourists understand the background behind common domestic cat behaviour problems and provide various treatment strategies. The text in this volume covers feline problem elimination and marking behaviour inside the home. Brimming with sound practical advice, this book will be invaluable to veterinarians, veterinary nurses/technicians, clinical animal behaviourists, and those studying domestic cat behaviour.

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Book

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion


  • Author : Debra F. Horwitz
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-11-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1032
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118854419

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Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Excerpt :

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior, Second Edition offers fast access to reliable, practical information on managing common behavior disorders in dogs and cats. Takes a new section approach to allow for easier browsing Adds 19 new topics or algorithms covering separation anxiety, thunderstorm sensitivity, introducing pets to the family and each other, enrichment, geriatric behavior problems, handling techniques, urine marking, leash reactivity, pediatric behavior problems and best practices, and rescue pets Offers a comprehensive guide to diagnosing and managing behavior problems in dogs and cats Designed for fast access to information, with identically formatted topics for ease of use Includes access to a companion website providing 43 client education handouts for download and use, including 25 brand-new handouts

Behavioural Problems in Rabbits Book

Behavioural Problems in Rabbits


  • Author : Guen Bradbury
  • Publisher : 5m Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-12-28
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789180237

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Behavioural Problems in Rabbits: A Clinical Approach by rabbit behavioural expert Guen Bradbury, gives you the tools you need to address any unwanted behaviour in a rabbit under your care. Whether you are an owner, a veterinary surgeon or nurse, or if you rehome rabbits, this book will help you: Understand what influences rabbit behaviour Diagnose the cause of a specific problem behaviour Learn the principles of modifying rabbit behaviour Construct an achievable plan to change a specific behaviour Review and refine the behaviour modification plan as needed

Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff Book

Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff


  • Author : Brian A. DiGangi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-06-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119618508

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Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff A comprehensive resource to understand the behavioral considerations for intake, management, and rehoming of dogs and cats Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff provides readers with comprehensive information addressing the behavior of both animals and humans associated with the intake, management, and rehoming of dogs and cats. To aid in practical application, the book covers specific behavior considerations in both dogs and cats. Topics are separated by animal to allow for easy accessibility by professionals who are actively working in the field. Sample topics covered within the book include: The behavior issues that are a common cause of pet relinquishment Behavioral assessment, behavior modification, the integration of behavioral well-being into sheltering Welfare assessment, psychopharmacology, safety net programs, and caring for animals during long-term legal holds Equine care and caring for small mammals Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff is a must-have reference for evidence-based practical tips, techniques, and protocols for everyday use in animal shelters by shelter volunteers and staff, as well as professional trainers, behaviorists, and veterinarians working with shelters.