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Cover for Practical canine behaviour: for veterinary nurses and technicians.

The book is divided into four sections. The first section covers the relevant principles of normal canine behaviour and communication, how normal and problem behaviour develops, how it can be changed and the human-canine bond. Understanding of these principles will help inform the later sections of ...

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The human-animal bond.

In this chapter the different reasons why humans keep dogs, human attitudes to animals as well as the different types of dog-human relationships were discussed.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestication of the dog.

This chapter discusses the evolution of the domestication process in dogs highlighting the different theories and research regarding the dog's behavior, interaction with humans, origin and genetics of the different breeds of dogs performing various functions aside from being pets.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social, feeding, territorial and reproductive behaviour of the dog.

The social, feeding, territorial, and reproductive behaviour of dogs are discussed.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Canine senses and communication.

Signals are sent through vocalization, body language, pheromones and action signals in different species of animals, and are received via the special senses, in this chapter focused is on the communication and the special senses used by some breeds of domesticated dogs.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Problem behaviour.

A review on the causes of problem beahvior in dogs are discussed focusing on its diagnosis and treatment.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for changing behaviour.

In this chapter guidelines on the different methods of addressing behavioral change in pet dogs are discussed highlighting the important role of the animal hospital personnel in giving guidance to the customers (pet owners).

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing the environment.

A summary on the different ways of managing the practice environment to help reduce the risk that a dog may become distressed or fearful, and on cases when the dog becomes aggressive when being approached or handled.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approach and handling of the patient.

A review on some of the steps regarding proper approach and handling of aggressive dogs in animal clinics was presented.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Guidance for puppy owners.

The advantages of behavioural guidance from veterinary practice was discussed. Highlights focused on the behavioural management, care, and training of puppies.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter