Behaviour Problems in Small Animals: Practical Advice for the Veterinary Team

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2005 - Medical - 283 pages
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This compact, easy-access guide to behavioral problems encountered in veterinary practice offers immediate and helpful advice for today's veterinary team. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.

  • Coverage offers immediate advice to the veterinary team who are often presented with behavioral problems in their practice.
  • Easy-to-read format includes introductions, medical differentials, underlying causes, diagnosis, action boxes, and summaries.
  • Content refers the reader to other chapters throughout the book, so that information can be found quickly and easily.
  • Helpful handouts, which can be photocopied, offer yet another way to further your learning experience.

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About the author (2005)

John R. Bowen is Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, and recurrent Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. He has been studying Islam and society in Indonesia since the late 1970s, and since 2001 has worked in France, England, and North America on problems of pluralism, law, and religion, in particular on contemporary efforts to rethink Islamic norms and civil law. His most recent books are A New Anthropology of Islam (2012) and Blaming Islam (2012).

Sarah Heath worked in a mixed general veterinary practice after graduating from Bristol University but gradually developed her special interest in animal behavior. She now runs her own practice and behavioral consultancy and also lectures at the Royal Veterinary College and works as a visiting behavior counsellor at Bristol University. A founder member of the veterinary-based Companion Animal Behavior Therapy Study Group, she was the first veterinary member of the Association of Pet Behavior Counselors. She contributes regularly to a number of magazines and appears on television as an animal behavior expert.

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