Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/16/2010
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Domestic Animal Behavior, Fifth Edition is a fully updated revision of this popular, classic text. The new edition maintains the foundation of earlier editions with chapters that look at key behavior issues ranging from communication to social structure. Each chapter provides coverage for a wide variety of domestic animals including cats, dogs, horses, pigs, sheep, and cattle. The fifth edition also expands its coverage on new key areas of behavior research including cognition and the genetics of behavior. Domestic Animal Behavior, Fifth Edition provides valuable current information on normal and aberrant behaviors that will be of extreme value to veterinarians and animal scientists for years to come.

Author Biography

Katherine Albro Houpt,VMD, PhD is emeritus professor of Animal Behavior at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, and Director of Animal Behavior Consultants of Northern Michigan.

Table of Contents

Aggression and Social Structure
Biological Rhythms and Sleep
Sexual Behavior
Maternal Behavior
Development Behavior
Ingestive Behavior: Food and Water Intake
Miscellanous Behavioral Disorders
Genetics of Behavior
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