Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training, Etiology and Assessment of Behavior Problems

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John Wiley & Sons, May 17, 2013 - Medical - 344 pages
Handbook of Applied Dog Behaviour and Training, Volume two: Etiology and Assessment of Behaviour Problems is the definitive reference for dog trainers, behaviourists, breeders and veterinarians. Coupled with Volume one, this text provides theoretical and practical framework for understanding the development and treatment of dog behaviour problems.

Topics covered include Fear, anxiety and phobias, Separation-related problems, Hyperactivity, and Dominance, territorial, and fear-related aggression.

The focus is to present and evaluate the relevant applied and scientific literature, and to highlight what remains to be learned, while the author introduces alternative ways for analysing and understanding the etiology of dog behaviour problems.


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History of Applied Dog Behavior and Training
Behavioral Assessment
Fears and Phobias
Attachment Separation and Related Probems
Excessive Behavior
Basic Concw and Principles
lntraspecific and Territorial Aggression
Social Competition and Aggression
Appetitive and Elimination Probems

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Steven R. Lindsay, MA, is a dog behavior consultant and trainer in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area, where he teaches handling, training, and behavior modification based on ethological principles. He also conducts seminars and is the author of numerous articles. Mr. Lindsay evaluated, handled, and trained highly skilled dogs for the U.S. military.

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