Starting from Scratch

How to Correct Behavior Problems in Your Adult Cat

Author: Pam Johnson-Bennett

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780143112501

Category: Pets

Page: 376

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Certified Animal Behavior Consultant Pam Johnson-Bennett, author of Think Like a Cat, is back to help readers bring out their pet's inner pussycat regardless of the cat's age. Geared specifically for owners of adult cats, be they recently adopted or long time family pets, this book illustrates how it's never too late to correct behavior problems. With her trademark wit and common sense, Pam covers every aspect of a cat's lifestyle, behavior, and environment and gives cat owners specific techniques to help seemingly set-in-their-ways cats change for the better. Authoritative and entertaining, Starting from Scratch is the next best thing to a house call from the world's top feline behaviorist. She's the queen of cat behavior! - Steve Dale, author of My Pet World syndicated newspaper column She can, in fact, work miracles with problem cats. -Pet Life Magazine
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BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine

Author: Debra Horwitz,Daniel S. Mills,Sarah Heath

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The classic BSAVA Manuals of Canine Behaviour and Feline Behaviour were ahead of their time in the appreciation of the importance of small animal behaviour and its problems and treatment. This completely new Manual builds on their success. Written primarily for the veterinary surgeon in general practice, by veterinarians working in the fields of behaviour in different countries, the BSAVA Manual of Clinical and Feline Behavioural Medicine offers both sound scientific information and practical easy-to-follow advice. The book will also appeal to those who already have a special interest in behaviour problems. Following a consideration of the place of behavioural medicine within the practice setting, the normal behaviours of cats and dogs are described. Some more theoretical chapters are included, to give a background understanding of learning theory, the physiology of fear, and types of aggression. But the major focus of the Manual is on the practical approach to history taking, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, and follow-up of the range of behavioural problems encountered in dogs and cats. Colour photographs and specially commissioned drawings illustrate important features such as body postures, and tables throughout help the reader to access important information quickly. In the last 10-15 years the veterinary professional has increasingly appreciated the wider importance of animal behaviour and psychological well-being. Behavioural problems can disrupt the pet=owner relationship to the point of breaking, and many pets are re-homes, abandoned or euthanased as a result. Safeguarding the pet-owner relationship and assisting owners in gaining a deeper understanding of their companion animals is an integral part of modern veterinary practice. The BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine will enable you to cater for this need.
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Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Dennis M. McCurnin,Joanna M. Bassert

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721606125

Category: Medical

Page: 1241

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Accompanying CD-ROM ... "contains student exercises, including crossword puzzles to help study key terms, picture-it exercises to test knowledge of key illustrations, quiz shows and hangman exercises to make self-study fun, and WebLinks, an exciting resource that lets you link to hundreds of websites carefully chosen to supplement the content of the textbook." -- p. xiii.
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Essentials of Psychology

Author: Saul M. Kassin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 711

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For undergraduate Introductory Psychology courses. Kassin's Essentials of Psychology gets your students to think like a psychologist in a brief, 15-chapter, paperback text.
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