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Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides the veterinary technician with a solid foundation in behavioral medicine. Designed as a daily resource for interacting with and educating pet owners, the book familiarizes readers with the behavioral, mental, and emotional needs of dogs and cats. Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses offers a complete guide to the technician's role in behavioral preventive services and how to assist the veterinarian with behavioral intervention. Covering the roles of animal behavior professionals, normal…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides the veterinary technician with a solid foundation in behavioral medicine. Designed as a daily resource for interacting with and educating pet owners, the book familiarizes readers with the behavioral, mental, and emotional needs of dogs and cats. Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses offers a complete guide to the technician's role in behavioral preventive services and how to assist the veterinarian with behavioral intervention. Covering the roles of animal behavior professionals, normal development of dogs and cats, and the human-animal bond, the book includes correlations from human mental health care throughout. The book encompasses learning theory, preventive behavioral services, standardized behavior modification terms and techniques, and veterinary behavior pharmacology. Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is an essential resource for veterinary technicians to realize their full potential and become a pivotal component of the behavioral health care team for canine and feline patients.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL / John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 416
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10. November 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 244mm x 185mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 885g
  • ISBN-13: 9780813813189
  • ISBN-10: 0813813182
  • Artikelnr.: 41038969
Autorenporträt
Julie Shaw, RVT, VTS (Behavior), KPA-CTP, was the Senior Animal Behavior Technologist at Purdue University for 13 years and is now an owner of TEAM Education in Animal Behavior, LLC, in Spicewood, Texas, USA. Debbie Martin, RVT, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior), is the Animal Behavior Technician for Veterinary Behavior Consultations, LLC, and an owner of TEAM Education in Animal Behavior, LLC, in Spicewood, Texas, USA.
Inhaltsangabe
Chapter 1: The Role of the Veterinary Technician in Animal Behavior Kenneth M. Martin and Debbie Martin Chapter 2: Canine Behavior and Development Urs Andrew Luescher Chapter 3:Feline Behavior and Development Debbie Martin Chapter 4: The Human Animal Bond
A Brief Look at its Richness and Complexities Julie Shaw and Sarah Lahrman Chapter 5: Communication and Connecting the Animal Behavior Team Julie Shaw and Lindsey M. Fourez Chapter 6: Learning and Behavior Modification Ginny Price Chapter 7: Problem Prevention Debbie Martin, Linda Campbell, Marcia Ritchie Chapter 8: Specific Behavior Modification Techniques and Practical Applications for Behavior Disorders Julie Shaw Chapter 9: Introductory Neurophysiology and Psychopharmacology Sara Bennett, Carissa Sparks Appendix Section 1: Forms and Questionnaires 1. Canine History Form
Patient Information 2. Canine History Form
General Behavioral Profile 3. Feline History Form
Patient Information 4. Feline History Form
General Behavioral Profile 5. Trainer Assessment Form 6. Determining Pet Owner Strain 7. Canine Behavior Plan of Care
Blank 8. Canine Behavior Plan of Care
Example 9. Behavior Problem List 10. Technician Observation 11. Follow
Up Communication Form 12. Behavior Diary 13. Adult Cat Questionnaire 14. Adult Dog Questionnaire 15. Kitten Questionnaire 16. Puppy Questionnaire 17. Senior Cat Questionnaire 18. Senior Dog Questionnaire 19. Pet Selection Counseling Appendix Section 2: Training exercises 20. Acclimating a Pet to a Crate 21. Elimination Training Log 22. Shaping Plan for Teaching a Puppy to Ring a Bell to Go Outside to Eliminate 23. Preventive Handling and Restraint Exercises 24. Preventive Food Bowl Exercises 25. Teaching Tug of War 26. Canine Breeder Interview Questions Appendix Section 3: Resources 27. Sample Field Assessment 28. Sample of a Pet Selection Report 29. Purdue Puppy Class Letter 30. A Letter on Puppy Socialization from Dr. R.K. Anderson 31. Sample Puppy Socialization Class Curriculum 32. Sample Kitten Socialization Class Curriculum