We would like to send you information about relevant academic and professional offerings. Added chapter on staff responsibilities and the team approach to behavior counseling. Now written in the main by veterinary nurses this book comprehensively covers all aspects of the veterinary nursing role from client communication to nutritional support. A quick reference guide to the management of the emergency patient is conveniently located on the inside cover. The responsibilities toward the animals kept, and how to enhance their care and welfare are considered in the next chapters. With this essential handbook, veterinarians don't need to be behavior specialists to provide optimum care for clients with behavior problems. Yes, I wish to receive special offers or promotions from Elsevier Inc and its Elsevier group affiliates worldwide about related products or services.
Extensive references make it easy to pursue in-depth research of more advanced topics. This book will be of value for both the novice behavioural practitioner and also those with more experience wanting further insight into specific presented problems. A consistent format for each case history includes signalment, history, physical examination findings, and neurologic examination. Case histories in each chapter present a problem and the results of the neurologic examination, then ask you to solve the problem by localizing the lesion, listing probable causes, and making a diagnostic plan. Does your practice suffer from any of the following problems concerning employee handbooks? The first chapters give an overview of the development of cats and dogs, and explain different behaviour-modification techniques as well as available tools to prevent problems.
Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. Book Description This best-selling, practical book on behavior therapy offers easily-accessible information in a user-friendly approach. All chapters have been revised in line with changes in legislation and regulation but also theoretical and practical aspects. This completely new Manual builds on their success. Although structurally they are very similar, the third edition includes contributions from other vets and scientists, and some of the chapters have been restructured. 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.
A Complete Guide to Dog Care Author: J. Clinical algorithms make it easier to identify and treat abnormalities. The European approach to behavior counseling Appendix A tables listing where figures appear in text Appendix B manufacturers and resource list Appendix C handouts and forms Appendix D dosage table Responsibility: Gary M. Formerly the Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, the new edition of the definitive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of behavior problems of the dog and cat has been extensively updated. Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care.
This encompasses both nutritional disorders, including problems in feeding behaviour, and the role of nutritional management in a variety of conditions. Information on nutritional and environmental considerations for both the dam and offspring is included, as well as guidance on offering advice to breeders providing neonatal care at home. The coverage of disorders by problem, not by established disease diagnosis, emulates how animals present to the veterinary hospital and simplifies the formulation of a correct diagnosis. Maintaining policies that conflict with practices It is critical for your actual practices to be consistent with your written policies. Now, social media is everywhere, with tremendous implications for your reputation and your business. Relying on the unparalleled expertise of the trainers at the Best Friends Animal Society, this manual shows, with step-by-step illustrations, how to apply the power of positive reinforcement to train a pet. Within each chapter, discussions of neurologic disease include a review of the localization criteria and the diseases that can cause that problem, plus treatment and surgical techniques.
It includes chapters on pain management, alternative therapy, French approach to behaviour problems in dogs and more. Landsberg, Wayne Hunthausen, and Lowell Ackerman. Colour photographs and specially commissioned drawings illustrate important features such as body postures, and tables throughout help the reader to access important information quickly. Complementary and alternative therapy for behavior problems 8. A full-color design and numerous illustrations include enhanced images of neuroanatomy and pathology.
With this essential handbook, veterinarians don't need to be behavior specialists to provide optimum care for clients with behavior problems. The approach to behavioural problems reflects that taken to medical disorders: history-taking and evaluation; physical examination; differential diagnosis; diagnostic tests; treatment and monitoring. With this essential handbook, veterinarians Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat book. 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. Purchasing additional Veterinary Consult titles makes your learning experience even more powerful. Phamacologic intervention in behavioural therapy 7.
Guides the reader through the diagnostic process. The economic impact of behavior services in veterinary practice is discussed. Annotated diagrams are provided for each of the major behavior problems, summarizing key points, so that information can be obtained both quickly and easily when needed. Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes. Staff responsibilities and the team approach to behavior counseling are also discussed. Lacking one The first employee handbook mistake is not having one. The new edition welcomes Nicola Ackerman as principal editor.