Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists

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Wiley, Dec 6, 2004 - Medical - 528 pages
This revised and updated new edition of Domestic Animal Behavior addresses advances in communication, perception, cognition and clinical behavior. Of particular importance are advances in the use of psychotropic drugs and the role of underlying disease in some behavior problems.

Organized according to common types of behavior, this edition includes:


  • A glossary of medical terms and over 1500 classical and contemporary references.

  • Illustrations of anatomy and behavior

  • Discussions of progress and research in understanding equine and production animal behavior and the relationship between behavior and animal welfare

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About the author (2004)

Katherine A. Houpt received her PhD and VMD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Houpt is professor of physiology and director of the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is also a diplomate and former president of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

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