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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion. Canine and Feline Behavior. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 3743243
  • Book
  • 1032 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Blackwell′s Five–Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior, Second Edition offers the reader fast access to reliable, practical information on managing common behavioral disorders in dogs and cats. This new edition has been organized into sections, grouping topics into behavioral problem categories for more intuitive access to information. Fully updated and revised, the new edition includes 19 new topics, including pet–friendly handling techniques, pediatric and geriatric behavior problems, and rescue dogs, and adds 25 new client education handouts.

This volume aims to provide a complete compendium on behavioral issues encountered in general practice, and is carefully designed for quick reference, making it an ideal clinical manual. A companion website provides 43 client education handouts for downloading and use in practice, with a new attractive design, to download, edit, and use in practice. Blackwell′s Five–Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior is an essential resource for any veterinarian with a canine or feline patient caseload.


  • Takes a new section–based approach to facilitate browsing
  • Adds 19 new topics and algorithms covering a range of issues, including separation anxiety, thunderstorm sensitivity, introducing pets to the family and to each other, enrichment, geriatric behavioral problems, handling techniques, urine marking, leash reactivity, pediatric behavioral problems and best practices, and rescue pets
  • Offers a comprehensive guide to diagnosing and managing behavioral problems in dogs and cats
  • Designed for fast access to information, with identically formatted topics for ease of use
  • Includes access to a companion website providing 43 client education handouts for download and use, including 25 brand–new handouts
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Section 1. Aggression

Chapter 1. Aggression: Medical DifferentialsAmy Pike

Part 1. Canine

Chapter 2. Aggression/Canine: Classification, Overview and PrognosisEllen Lindell

Chapter 3. Aggression/Canine: Fear/DefensiveEllen Lindell

Chapter 4. Aggression/Canine: FoodEllen Lindell

Chapter 5. Aggression/Canine: Human Directed/Familiar PeopleEllen Lindell

Chapter 6. Aggression/Canine: Human Directed/Unfamiliar PeopleEllen Lindell

Chapter 7. Aggression/Canine: IdiopathicEllen Lindell

Chapter 8. Aggression/Canine: Interdog/Familiar DogsEllen Lindell

Chapter 9. Aggression/Canine: Interdog/Unfamiliar DogsEllen Lindell

Chapter 10. Aggression/Canine: Possessive/Resource GuardingEllen Lindell

Chapter 11. Aggression/Canine: RedirectedEllen Lindell

Chapter 12. Aggression/Canine: TerritorialEllen Lindell

Chapter 13. Aggression/Canine: Veterinary OfficeEllen Lindell

Part 2. Feline

Chapter 14. Aggression/Feline: Classification and OverviewTheresa DePorter

Chapter 15. Aggression/Feline: Fear/DefensiveTheresa DePorter

Chapter 16. Aggression/Feline: IntercatTheresa DePorter

Chapter 17. Aggression/Feline: Offensive/FrustrationTheresa DePorter

Chapter 18. Aggression/Feline: Petting InducedTheresa DePorter

Chapter 19. Aggression/Feline: Play RelatedTheresa DePorter

Chapter 20. Aggression/Feline: RedirectedTheresa DePorter

Chapter 21. Aggression/Feline: TerritorialTheresa DePorter

Chapter 22. Aggression/Feline: Veterinary OfficeTheresa DePorter

Section 2. Anxiety, Fears and Phobic Disorders

Chapter 23. Anxiety Disorders: General Overview Canine and FelineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 24. Acral Lick Dermatits: CanineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 25. Fear of People: Canine and FelineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 26. Fear of Places and Things: Canine and FelineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 27. Fear of the Outdoors: CanineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 28. Firework Sensitivity and PhobiaKaren Sueda

Chapter 29. Generalized Anxiety: Canine and FelineKaren Sueda

Chapter 30. Noise Sensitivities and Phobias: Canine and FelineKaren Sueda

Chapter 31. Separation Distress: CanineDebra Horwitz

Chapter 32. Separation Distress: FelineDebra Horwitz

Chapter 33. Thunderstorm Sensitivities and PhobiasAmy Pike

Section 3. Compulsive and Repetitive Behaviors

Chapter 34. Compulsive/Repetitive Disorders: Canine and Feline OverviewMelissa Bain

Chapter 35. Flank SuckingMelissa Bain

Chapter 36. Fly SnappingMelissa Bain

Chapter 37. Licking, ExcessiveMelissa Bain

Chapter 38. Pica: Canine and FelineMelissa Bain

Chapter 39. Psychogenic Alopecia/Overgrooming: FelineMelissa Bain

Chapter 40. Shadow and Light Chasing: CanineMelissa Bain

Chapter 41. Tail Chasing and Spinning: Canine and FelineMelissa Bain

Chapter 42. Wool Sucking and Fabric Eating: FelineMelissa Bain

Section 4. Creating Household Harmony

Chapter 43. Introducing Pets into Human FamilyJohn Ciribassi

Chapter 44. Introducing Pets to Each OtherJohn Ciribassi

Section 5. Enrichment

Chapter 45. Canine EnrichmentRachel Malamed

Chapter 46. Feline EnrichmentRachel Malamed

Section 6. Geriatric Behavior Problems

Chapter 47. Behavior Problems in Old CatsMargaret Gruen

Chapter 48. Behavior Problems in Old DogsMarsh Reich

Chapter 49. Cognitive Dysfunction: Canine and FelineMarsh Reich

Section 7. Handling

Chapter 50. Canine Friendly Handling TechniquesMeghan Herron and Tracy Scheyer

Chapter 51. Feline Friendly Handling TechniquesIlona Rodan

Chapter 52. Accomplishing Routine Tasks in Dogs and CatsLore Haug

Section 8. House Soiling: Canine and Feline

Chapter 53. House Soiling: CanineValarie Tynes

Chapter 54. House Soiling: FelineMeredith Stepita

Chapter 55. House Training a PuppyKenneth Martin

Chapter 56. Urine Marking: CanineValarie Tynes

Chapter 57. Urine Marking: FelineMeredith Stepita

Chapter 58. Mourning Behavior: Canine and FelineMeredith Stepita

Section 9. Nuisance Behaviors

Chapter 59. Attention Seeking/Soliciting Behavior: Canine and FelineSagi Denenberg

Chapter 60. Begging: Canine and FelineSagi Denenberg

Chapter 61. Chewing: Canine and FelineSagi Denenberg

Chapter 62. CoprophagiaSagi Denenberg

Chapter 63. Destructive Play and Exploration: FelineSarah Bennett

Chapter 64. Digging: CanineSarah Bennett

Chapter 65. Hyperactivity: Canine and FelineSarah Bennett

Chapter 66. Jumping on People: CanineSarah Bennett

Chapter 67. Jumping on Counters: FelineSarah Bennett

Chapter 68. Mounting Behavior: CanineWailani Sung

Chapter 69. Mouthing/Play Biting and Aggressive PlayWailani Sung

Chapter 70. Nocturnal behavior: Canine and FelineWailani Sung

Chapter 71. Predatory Behavior: Canine and FelineWailani Sung

Chapter 72. Reactivity on Leash Walks: CanineAmy Pike

Chapter 73. Roaming: Canine and FelineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 74. Scratching Behavior: FelineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 75. Stealing Household Objects: Canine and FelineCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 76. Travel Related ProblemsCarlo Siracusa

Chapter 77. Vocalization, Excessive: Canine and FelineCarlo Siracusa

Section 10. Pediatrics/Puppies and Kittens

Chapter 78. Kitten Behavior ProblemsJeanine Berger

Chapter 79. Puppy Behavior ProblemsKenneth Martin and Debbie Martin

Chapter 80. Starting Puppies Off RightKenneth Martin and Debbie Martin

Chapter 81. Starting Kittens Off RightJeanine Berger

Section 11. Rescue and Shelter Adopted Dogs and Cats

Chapter 82. Bringing Home the Rescue Dog and CatJeanine Berger

Section 12. Appendices

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