Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses (Paperback)

Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses By Julie Shaw (Editor), Debbie Martin (Editor) Cover Image
By Julie Shaw (Editor), Debbie Martin (Editor)
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Description


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.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780813813189
ISBN-10: 0813813182
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: November 10th, 2014
Pages: 416
Language: English