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By Emily Weiss, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Stephen Zawistowski

ISBN-10: 1118711114

ISBN-13: 9781118711118

Animal habit for take care of Veterinarians and Staff offers and evaluates the to be had examine and courses that handle either animal and human behaviors linked to the consumption, administration and rehoming of puppy and cats.

  • Introductions to puppy and cat habit proper to any animal professional
  • Reviews behavioral purposes for the relinquishment of canine and cats
  • Describes consumption and overview protocol, take care of layout, education and enrichment courses that lessen rigidity and increase behavioral well-being
  • Concepts to enhance the adoption procedure and aid the human-animal bond post-adoption

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Creating motivations for dogs to perform particular behaviors for particular rewards could enhance welfare, and positive affective states could be achieved as a result of self‐ directed problem‐solving (McGowan et al. 2014). Identifying potential shelter stressors provides an opportunity to ameliorate them and make them predictable or controllable or decreased by intensity, frequency, or duration. Providing dogs with less sensitization during their stay at shelters can help them refrain from developing behaviors and habits that prospective dog owners might find distasteful.

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