Behavior of Exotic Pets (BOK)

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Behavior of Exotic Pets is the first book on the subject to be written by behavioral experts, all with a wealth of practical experience. Divided into species-specific chapters, the book explains the normal behavior for each group of animals, including reproduction, parenting, communication and social behavior. The book also addresses animals' environmental needs based on their behavior to enable owners to provide better husbandry and avoid potential problems. Descriptions of common behavioral problems are included, with practical recommendations for their treatment or management. This text is essential for any veterinary professional who would like to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior. It also serves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exotic animal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring for these animals in captivity. Key features: The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written by behaviorists Covers a wide range of exotic pet species Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioral problems Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handling of animals Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioral pharmacology

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forlag
BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9780813800783 Antall sider 248
Dimensjoner 21,9cm x 27,5cm x 1,3cm Vekt 820 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Valarie V. Tynes
Emner og form Veterinary medicine: exotic & zoo animals