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A Complete Guide to Behavior Problems in Dogs & Cats: Updated

Item Number: VBPZ540
Price: $59.00

Contents

  • Managing separation anxiety in a dog
  • Destructive behavior, excessive whining and barking, and inappropriate elimination when owners leave may indicate separation anxiety. Learn how to recognize the signs and treat the problem with a combination of behavior modification and medication.
  • Counseling pet owners on puppy socialization and establishing leadership
  • A new puppy can be a handful. But with your advice on early training, even a first-time owner can establish leadership while raising a happy, well-behaved dog.
  • How to stop chewing problems in puppies
  • Puppy owners can nip this destructive behavior in the bud by providing the right environment and training from the start. In this article, you'll find out how to help owners prevent and, if necessary, treat inappropriate chewing.
  • A practitioner's guide to housebreaking puppies
  • Housesoiling is extremely distressing to owners. As a veterinarian, you can teach clients proper housebreaking techniques and help them through difficult situations.
  • How understanding normal cat behavior can help prevent behavior problems
  • An understanding of feline evolutionary history and the development of play, predatory, and social behaviors can help you advise clients on preventing or correcting cat behavior problems.
  • Preventing furniture scratching and inappropriate play in cats
  • No single hematology procedure produces more valuable information yet requires so little time and expense than a peripheral blood film evaluation. Proper preparation and staining of the film are critical.
  • Diagnosing feline elimination disorders
  • Is your client getting tired of the little surprises her cat keeps leaving behind? This expert gives you tips on how to recognize the many types of elimination disorders so you will know where to start.
  • Tracing the roots of feline elimination disorders to aggression
  • Spraying in cats is a nasty problem for pet owners—but a natural behavior for cats. To treat this elimination disorder and others like it, it helps to understand the underlying social causes.
  • Treating feline elimination disorders
  • Behavior modification is just as important as drug therapy when you are trying to help your clients keep their cats. Implementing both can help you foster odor- and aggression-free households.
  • Kitten behavior and training
  • These furry, feisty critters can be lovable and exasperating at the same time. By helping your clients understand normal feline behavior and provide appropriate training, you can lick or even prevent many problem behaviors.
  • Dealing with common behavior problems in senior dogs
  • As dogs age, behavior problems often emerge, but owners may not tell you about them unless you ask. Here's how you can identify and treat these behavioral abnormalities.
  • Dealing with inappropriate elimination in an aging dog
  • Biting an owner: Atypical behavior vs. dominance aggression
  • Dealing with tail-chasing behavior in a 3-year-old German shepherd
  • Treating depression in a cat after it loses a companion
  • Self-directed behaviors in dogs and cats
  • These behaviors can be challenging to differentiate from responses to underlying medical conditions. Treatment involves behavior modification and environmental management as well as possible adjunctive pharmacologic therapy.
  • Top 10 cat behavior tips
  • Pass these words of wisdom on to cat owners to put to immediate use.

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