Practical Feline Behaviour

Understanding Cat Behaviour and Improving Welfare

Author: Trudi Atkinson

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780647832

Category: Medical

Page: 292

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Practical Feline Behaviour contains all the relevant information that a veterinary nurse or technician needs to understand and handle the behaviour and welfare of house cats, and to offer safe and practical advice to clients. There have been ground-breaking advances in our understanding of feline behaviour in recent years and, to protect the welfare of cats, it is increasingly important that anyone involved with their care, especially those in a professional capacity, keep up to date with these developments. This approachable and down-to-earth text describes the internal and external influences on feline behaviour; on communication, learning, social behaviour, the relationship between behaviour and disease, and the cat - human relationship. It also provides practical advice on how the welfare of cats in our care may be protected and how behaviour problems should be addressed and how to avoid them. In this book Trudi Atkinson draws on her extensive experience as a veterinary nurse and a Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist to provide a rapid reference and an intensely practical feline behaviour resource for owners, breeders, veterinary professionals, shelter and cattery workers and anyone involved in the care of our feline companions.

Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare

Author: Ilona Rodan,Sarah Heath

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455774014

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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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.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine

Author: Debra Horwitz,Daniel S. Mills

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319152

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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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.

Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Julie Shaw,Debbie Martin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118925483

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians andNurses provides the veterinary technician with a solidfoundation in behavioral medicine. Designed as a dailyresource for interacting with and educating pet owners, the bookfamiliarizes readers with the behavioral, mental, and emotionalneeds of dogs and cats. Canine and Feline Behavior forVeterinary Technicians and Nurses offers a complete guide tothe technician’s role in behavioral preventive services andhow to assist the veterinarian with behavioral intervention. Covering the roles of animal behavior professionals, normaldevelopment of dogs and cats, and the human-animal bond, the bookincludes correlations from human mental health carethroughout. The book encompasses learning theory, preventivebehavioral services, standardized behavior modification terms andtechniques, and veterinary behavior pharmacology. Canineand Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is anessential resource for veterinary technicians to realize their fullpotential and become a pivotal component of the behavioral healthcare team for canine and feline patients.

Canine and Feline Behavior and Training: A Complete Guide to Understanding our Two Best Friends

Author: Linda Case

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428310533

Category: Science

Page: 420

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most critical components of a successful human-animal relationship, and provides a framework to understand the behavior, communication patterns, and learning techniques that govern social interactions. Well-researched and accessible, Canine and Feline Behavior: A Complete Guide to Understanding Our Two Best Friends is an application-based resource to encourage effective training and behavior modification programs for both dogs and cats. Coverage begins with a foundation of evolutionary histories and domestication, focusing on normal communication and social behavior patterns. Learning theory is then presented in the context of real-world relevance to companion animal care, behavior prevention, training, and modification. Finally, common behavior problems and approaches to manage these issues are discussed, making this an essential resource for anyone seeking to understand more about their dogs and cats. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Feline Behaviour and Welfare

Author: Andrew F. Fraser

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781780641218

Category: Cats

Page: 210

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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.

Die geheime Sprache der Katzen

Author: Susanne Schötz

Publisher: Ecowin

ISBN: 3711052479

Category: Science

Page: 256

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Kann man die Katzensprache lernen? Haben Sie sich auch schon einmal gefragt, was Ihnen Ihre Katze genau sagen möchte? Die Autorin ist der Frage mit den Methoden der Sprachwissenschaft auf den Grund gegangen. Sie stellt die ganze Bandbreite der kätzischen Lautäußerungen vor und erklärt, was sie in unterschiedlichen Situationen bedeuten können. Neben einem Schnellkurs in Katzen-Phonetik gibt sie dem Katzenfreund ganz praktische Tipps an die Hand, die er zu Hause im Umgang mit der eigenen Katze anwenden kann. Da kann es durchaus zu Überraschungen kommen. Oder auch zum besseren Verständnis. Auf jeden Fall zu einer besseren Beziehung.

The Well-mannered Cat

A Practical Guide to Feline Behavior Modification

Author: Dan Rice

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764102226

Category: Pets

Page: 135

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Cat lovers who have learned to communicate with their pets can modify feline behaviour. An experienced vet discusses how to understand a cat's manners under varying circumstances.

Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat3

Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat

Author: Gary M. Landsberg,Wayne L. Hunthausen,Lowell J. Ackerman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702043354

Category: Medical

Page: 454

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Revision of: Handbook of behavior problems of the dog and cat. 2003.

The Cat Behavior Answer Book

Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

Author: Arden Moore

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603421793

Category: Pets

Page: 336

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Cats are lovable, funny, attentive listeners, and wonderfully cuddly. They can also be tenacious, persnickety, and maddeningly aloof. Arden Moore explains the mysteries behind your feline friend’s thoughts and actions, from that inexplicable fascination with catnip to kneading blankets, chasing mice, and dozens of other complexities of cat behavior. With a handle on what’s behind your cat’s quirky personality, you’ll be able to maximize quality time with the fuzziest member of the family.

Behaviour Problems in Small Animals

Practical Advice for the Veterinary Team

Author: Jon Bowen (BVetMed.),Sarah Heath

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702027677

Category: Medical

Page: 283

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This compact, easy-access guide to behavioral problems encountered in veterinary practice offers immediate and helpful advice for today's veterinary team. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details. Coverage offers immediate advice to the veterinary team who are often presented with behavioral problems in their practice. Easy-to-read format includes introductions, medical differentials, underlying causes, diagnosis, action boxes, and summaries. Content refers the reader to other chapters throughout the book, so that information can be found quickly and easily. Helpful handouts, which can be photocopied, offer yet another way to further your learning experience.

Feline Behavior

Author: Bonnie V. Beaver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416064257

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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This book covers all common behavior problems pertaining to the cat, including the history of feline development to social and communicative behavior. An excellent resource for both professionals and pet owners alike, it features a clear format and easily accessible information. Discussions focus on the changing role of a cat's behavior for humans, as well as new treatments that arise as more is understood about cat behavior. Chapters are written in a clear, concise manner, making it easy for the reader to fully comprehend the different behavior patterns in cats, including: Neurologic and sensory behavior Communicative behavior Social behavior Sexual behavior Ingestive hehavior Eliminative behavior Locomotive behavior Grooming behavior A new section has been added to Introduction to Feline Behavior (Chapter 1), entitled Introduction to Drug and Behavior Therapy. An additional appendix, Feline Behavior Drug Formulary, has been added.

A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology

Author: Curtis W. Dewey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118714091

Category: Medical

Page: 729

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A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology provides students and clinicians with the tools necessary to understand and be clinically proficient with neurology cases faced in small animal practice. Highlights of the Second Edition include new coverage of breed predisposition, signalment and history, spinal disorders, and expanded coverage of pain management and diagnostic imaging. Designed as a user-friendly guide, practitioners, specialists, and students alike will enjoy the book's practical and clinically relevant approach.

Behavior: A Guide For Practitioners, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Gary Landsberg

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297307

Category: Medical

Page: 289

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This issue acts as a guide to behavior in dogs and cats for practitioners. Topics include: genetics and behavior of cats and dogs, the effects of stress on small animal health and behavior, canine agression towards family members or visitors, common sense small animal behaviour modification, small animal behavior triage, abnormal reptitive behaviors, feline agression towards family members, cat fights, and more.

Canine and Feline Behavior Therapy

Author: Benjamin L. Hart,Lynette A. Hart,Melissa Bain

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 0683039121

Category: Medical

Page: 373

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Behavior medicine is perhaps the most rapidly emerging discipline in animal health care. Small animal practice is reaching the point where most practitioners are expected to offer their clients help in the behavioral area. Canine and Feline Behavior Therapy, Second Edition offers practical advice from board-certified specialists applicable to any small animal practice. This edition includes revisions based on major advances in the clinical animal behavior field and is written at a level to appeal to veterinary students, canine and feline practitioners, and veterinary behaviorists. * Long awaited new edition of classic behavior book * Revisions reflect major advances in the field of clinical animal behavior * Provides advice applicable to any small animal practice * Written at a level that appeals to students, practitioners and specialists alike