Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, 2e
This best-selling, practical book on behavior therapy offers easily-accessible information in a user-friendly approach. With this essential handbook, veterinarians don't need to be behavior specialists to provide optimum care for clients with behavior problems. The 2nd edition provides at-a-glance solutions to common behavior problems, offering updated information on preventive and basic counseling advice, as well as new material on the link between genetics and behavior. All treatment protocols have been drawn from and text and compiled into a convenient appendix in the back of the book. Staff responsibilities and the team approach to behavior counseling are also discussed.The behavior book of choice for busy veterinarians, offering the best course of treatment for behavior problems.Easily-accessible treatment tables provide at-a-glance solutions to common behavior problems.Background information shows how problems arise and how they can be prevented.Useful appendix on drug information and dosages makes effective prescribing easy.Guides the reader through the diagnostic process.Provides a clear understanding of behavior modification techniques as well as the use of products, drugs, pheromones, surgery, diet and alternative therapies.Explores the rapidly growing and advancing field of behavioral geriatrics including new therapeutic approaches for cognitive decline.Treatment protocols are provided in a separate appendix and are referred to throughout the text discussions where relevant.Discussion of genetics and behavior helps readers understand possible links.Expanded information on preventive and basic counseling advice.Added chapter on staff responsibilities and the team approach to behavior counseling.A new section addresses pain assessment and management in the home and hospital.The economic impact of behavior services in veterinary practice is discussed.An accompanying CD-ROM features forms and handouts that can be printed for use with clients. Forms and handouts aid in pet selection, puppy and kitten counseling, and training.
Specifications of Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, 2e
|Author||Gary Landsberg, Wayne Hunthausen, Lowell Ackerman|
|Number Of Pages||728|
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