Behavior of Exotic Pets

This text is essential for any veterinary professional who would like to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior in order to provide enhanced treatment of their clients’ pets.

Behavior of Exotic Pets

Behavior of Exotic Pets is the first book on the subject tobe written by behavioral experts, all with a wealth of practicalexperience. Divided into species-specific chapters, the bookexplains the normal behavior for each group of animals, includingreproduction, parenting, communication and social behavior. Thebook also addresses animals’ environmental needs based ontheir behavior to enable owners to provide better husbandry andavoid potential problems. Descriptions of common behavioralproblems are included, with practical recommendations for theirtreatment or management. This text is essential for any veterinary professional who wouldlike to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior. It alsoserves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exoticanimal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring forthese animals in captivity. Key features: The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written bybehaviorists Covers a wide range of exotic pet species Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioralproblems Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handlingof animals Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioralpharmacology

Exotic Pet Behavior

This text provides a strong foundation for treating a variety of avian and exotic species.

Exotic Pet Behavior

In addition to coverage of all normal behavior patterns -- sensory, communication, social and antisocial, reproductive, eating, and elimination -- this resource helps you identify medical implications of abnormal behavior, pain-associated behaviors, and effects of captivity. Client education handouts provide important information about caring for a variety of avian and exotic pets. A user-friendly format includes bulleted lists indicating how normal and abnormal behavior applies to species kept in captivity. Includes coverage of all normal behavior patterns, including sensory, communication, social and antisocial, sexual, eating, and elimination. Client education handouts are a convenient resource for providing clients with important information about caring for their pets. Expert authors provide the most current information in the field of avian and exotic pet behavior.

Behavior An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice Ebook

Using the Ferret as an Animal Model for Investigating Influenza Antiviral
Effectiveness. Front Microbiol 2016;7. ... Ferret behavior. In: Bays TB, Lightfoot T,
Mayer J, editors. Exotic pet behavior: birds, reptiles, and small mammals. St-
Louis (MO): ...

Behavior  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice Ebook

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, guest edited by Dr. Marion R. Desmarchelier, focuses on Behavior. This is one of three issues each year selected by the series consulting editor, Dr. Jörg Mayer. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Behavior modifications for the exotic pet practitioner, Psychopharmacology for the exotic pet practitioner, Ferret behavior medicine, Rabbit behavior medicine, Pot-bellied pig behavior medicine, Abnormal repetitive behaviors and self-mutilations in small mammals, Medical causes of feather damaging behavior, Avian behavior consultation for the exotic pet practitioner, Bird of Prey behavior for the avian practitioner, Clinical reptile behavior, Amphibian behavior for the exotic pet practitioner, Fish behavior for the exotic pet practitioner, Invertebrate behavior for the exotic pet practitioner, and Non-human primate clinical behavior

Exotic Animal Training and Learning An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice

Box 3 Behavior and training resources Behavior Associations American
Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB): ... Society: www. Exotic Animal Behavior/Training Texts and Videos
Exotic Pet Behavior: Birds, ...

Exotic Animal Training and Learning  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice

The latest information on training and behavior of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian. Topics to be covered include the application of science based training technology, a framework for solving behavior problems, training avian patients and their caregivers, trained falconry birds and veterinary medicine: preserving the client/veterinarian relationship, technicians and animal training, small mammal training in the veterinary practice, training reptiles and amphibians for medical and husbandry, training fish and invertebrates for husbandry and medical behaviors, marine mammal training, training birds and small mammals for medical behaviors, and more.

Therapeutics An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Heidenreich B. 2011. Exotic Pet Behavior: Birds,
Reptiles, and Small Mammals. Bradley Bays T, Lightfoot T, Mayer J. Saunders
Elsevier; 2006. Behavior of Exotic Pets. Tynes V, editor. Wiley Blackwell; 2010.
Manual of ...

Therapeutics  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice  E Book

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Therapeutics, with topics including: Metabolic scaling and other methods used to extrapolate drug dosages for exotics; Update on antiviral therapies in birds; Multiresistant bacteria in exotic animal medicine: fact or faux?; Emergency drugs and fluid therapy in exotics; Guidelines for treatment of toxicities in exotic animals; Nutraceuticals in exotic animal medicine; Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics modelling of analgesic drugs; Psychoactive drugs in avian medicine; Cardiovascular drugs in avian and small mammal medicine; Gastrointestinal drugs in small mammal medicine; Update on cancer treatment in exotics; Drug delivery methods with emphasis on low stress handling while medicating exotic animal; and Compounding and extra-label use of drugs in exotic animal medicine.

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior

While there is some information about dogs, cats, rabbits and some other popular
companion animals, for non-traditional or exotic pets often knowledge about
normal, adaptive, unwanted and abnormal behaviour is lacking. This means that

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Second Edition, the latest update since the 2010 release, builds upon the solid foundation established in the first edition. Updated sections include Host-parasite interactions, Vertebrate social behavior, and the introduction of ‘overview essays’ that boost the book's comprehensive detail. The structure for the work is modified to accommodate a better grouping of subjects. Some chapters have been reshuffled, with section headings combined or modified. Represents a one-stop resource for scientifically reliable information on animal behavior Provides comparative approaches, including the perspective of evolutionary biologists, physiologists, endocrinologists, neuroscientists and psychologists Includes multimedia features in the online version that offer accessible tools to readers looking to deepen their understanding

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents E Book

4. Bradley Bays T. Rabbit behavior. In: Bradley Bays T, Lightfoot T, Mayer J, eds.
Exotic pet behavior: birds, reptiles, and small mammals. St. Louis: Elsevier; 2006:
1-49. 5. Bradley T. Rabbits: understanding normal behavior. Exot DVM. 2000 ...

Ferrets  Rabbits and Rodents   E Book

A concise guide to the care of small mammals, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery covers the conditions seen most often in veterinary practice. The book emphasizes preventive medicine along with topics including disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Now in full color, this edition adds coverage of more surgical procedures and expands coverage of zoonotic disease. From editors Katherine Quesenberry and James W. Carpenter, along with a team of expert contributors, the "Pink Book" provides an authoritative, single source of information that is hard to find elsewhere. A logical organization makes it quick and easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters within each section organized by body system. Over 400 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. A chapter on ophthalmology provides hard-to-find information on eye care for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Coverage of preventive medicine includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. The drug formulary supplies dosage instructions for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. Chapter outlines offer at-a-glance overviews of the contents of each chapter. Handy tables and charts make it easy to find key information. Expanded Zoonotic Diseases chapter adds more depth along with the latest information on the rising potential for disease transmission to humans as exotic pets become more popular. Additional surgical procedures for each species are included, some with step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photographs and line drawings. Full-color images show the sometimes minute structures of these small animals and make accurate diagnoses easier, especially for lymphoproliferative diseases of rabbits, endoscopy, cytology, and hematology.

Nutrition An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Eleven marine institutions using a serotonin supplement completed a survey
evaluating the beneficial use for behavior ... may be an effective alternative for
aberrant behavioral conditions in mammals and other exotic pets under human

Nutrition  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice

Dr. Jörg Mayer has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of nutrition in exotic animals. Articles include: Prescription diets for exotic pets, Supplements for exotic pets, Nutrition for reptiles, Nutrition for avians, Nutrition for amphibians, Nutrition for fish, Nutrition for marsupials, Nutrition for rodents, and Nutrition for Rabbits.

Exotic Animal Formulary eBook

... Normal pet behavior, rabbits, 550 Nutritional support and data birds, 302-308,
384-385 miniature pigs, 611 reptiles, 116-121 rodents, 507 O Oiled birds,
treatment of, 317 Oncologic agents, birds, 313-314 Online resources, 700-702
captive ...

Exotic Animal Formulary   eBook

A quick, concise reference to the drugs and dosages used to treat exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 4th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations you encounter in clinical practice. Species covered include birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, primates, wildlife, and all kinds of small mammals and "pocket pets." This edition is updated with a new chapter on invertebrates, information on the latest drugs, and a colorful new design. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, this book is the only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals. Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals, including biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. Easy-to-use organization divides drug monographs into quick-reference chapters including: Invertebrates, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Sugar Gliders, Hedgehogs, Rodents, Rabbits, Ferrets, Miniature Pigs, Primates, and Wildlife. Additional drug topics include antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. References in each chapter provide resources for further research and study. Convenient appendices provide a single source for information such as classes of drugs used to treat specific exotic animal conditions; efficacy of selected agents used to treat exotic animals; location of select laboratories to perform procedures; normal lab values; conversions; and equivalents. New Invertebrates chapter has been added. New two-color design makes information easier to access at a glance, with drug and biological tables shaded differently for fast lookup. Updated information includes coverage of the latest drugs introduced into the market. Electronic access is available via Pageburst, making it easy to search topics and drugs. Sold separately.

Gastroenterology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

The prognosis of the exotic mammal patient with gastrointestinal disease
depends on the timing of the diagnosis and ... Food plays an important part in
companion animal health, and also plays a significant role in influencing animal

Gastroenterology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice

This issue focuses on the latest research releated to the gastroenterology of exotic pets. Topics include: Current trends and diagnostic techniques, fish gestroenterology, pathology of the gastrointestinal system, treatment of ileus in exotic companion mammals, liver lobe torsion in pet rabbits, update on the diagnosis and management of macrohabdus omithogaster, nutritional management of gastrointestinal conditions, raptor gastroenterology, behavior related gastroenterology, reptile and amphibian gastroenterology, amphibian/reptile gastrointestinal physiology and more.

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice E Book

A thorough knowledge of the natural history and behavior of an animal in the wild
is necessary before an assessment for release can be made. Both mental and
physical fitness must be evaluated. The use of a remote monitoring device, such

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice   E Book

The only book of its kind with in-depth coverage of the most common exotic species presented in practice, this comprehensive guide prepares you to treat invertebrates, fish, amphibians and reptiles, birds, marsupials, North American wildlife, and small mammals such as ferrets, rabbits, and rodents. Organized by species, each chapter features vivid color images that demonstrate the unique anatomic, medical, and surgical features of each species. This essential reference also provides a comprehensive overview of biology, husbandry, preventive medicine, common disease presentations, zoonoses, and much more. Other key topics include common health and nutritional issues as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotics. Brings cutting-edge information on all exotic species together in one convenient resource. Offers essential strategies for preparing your staff to properly handle and treat exotic patients. Features an entire chapter on equipping your practice to accommodate exotic species, including the necessary equipment for housing, diagnostics, pathology, surgery, and therapeutics. Provides life-saving information on CPR, drugs, and supportive care for exotic animals in distress. Discusses wildlife rehabilitation, with valuable information on laws and regulations, establishing licensure, orphan care, and emergency care. Includes an entire chapter devoted to the emergency management of North American wildlife. Offers expert guidance on treating exotics for practitioners who may not be experienced in exotic pet care.

Rabbit Behaviour Health and Care

Berthelsen, H. and Hansen, L.T. (1999) The effect of hay on the behaviour of
caged rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Animal Welfare 8, 149–157. ... In: Bradley
Bays, T., Lightfoot, T.L. and Mayer, J. (eds) Exotic Pet Behavior. Birds, Reptiles,
and ...

Rabbit Behaviour  Health and Care

Developed from the successful Norwegian book Den Store Kaninboka (The Big Book of Rabbits) this book covers all aspects of rabbit behaviour, welfare, health and husbandry, with updated and expanded content now also made relevant to veterinarians. The focus is on explaining normal behaviour as a basis for describing optimal welfare, with an emphasis on rabbits in the domestic setting. Information regarding wild and laboratory rabbits is also included to show how behaviours such as socialisation, learning and communication can differ depending on environment. Health matters relating to welfare such as nutrition and oral health are also covered in detail, and case studies from around the world give this valuable resource an international perspective.

Endocrinology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice

Bacterial agents,inavian pancreatitis, 3–5 Bacterial dermatitis, FDBrelated to,in
pet birds,84–86,88 Behavioral disorders, ... See Avians. andfeather destructive
behaviorin, 77–101. pet, feather loss Seealso Feather destructive behavior (FDB)

Endocrinology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice

This issue will explore the latest research and clinical information concerning endocrinology of exotic pet species. The articles will cover thyroid disease in rodent species, deslorelin implants in birds, pathology of the avian panceas, non-surgical management of ferret adrenal endocrinopathy, medical management of reproductive disorders in birds, neuroendocrine regulation of calcium metabolism in reptiles, clinical aspects of the avian hypothalamic/pituitary axis, and more!

Exotic Pets

tion that , while rewarding for the advanced hobbyist , is a nightmare for the
average pet owner . Can a fish be a pet ... In certain ways a fish offers you a
better opportunity to learn about animal behavior than any other exotic creature .
There are ...

Exotic Pets

Discusses the safe care, feeding, and handling of more than one hundred exotic pets, all of them legal and risk-free, including many reptiles, amphibians, parrots, and fish

Analgesia An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Trigeminal c-Fos expression and behavioral responses to pulpal inflammation in
ferrets. Pain 2002;99:61–9. 8. Chattipakorn S, Chattipakorn N, ... Semin Avian
Exotic Pet Med 2005;14:229–35. Jha SK, Coleman T, Frank MG. Sleep and sleep

Analgesia  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice   E Book

This issue will explore the latest research and clinical information concerning analgesia of exotic pet species. The majority of the issue will cover the use of analgesics in pet birds, reptiles, rabbits, amphibians, fish, and small mammals. Other articles will cover cross species analgesimetry and pharmacokinetics, tramadol use in zoological medicine, clinical application of acupuncture in zoological companion animals, and physical therapy for zoological companion animals.

Pediatrics of Common and Uncommon Species An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Wilson L, Linden P, Lightfoot T. Concepts in behavior section, II: early psittacine
behavior and development. In: Harrison G, Lightfoot ... Foster S. Behavioral
anatomy of the male cockatoo. ... Semin Avian Exotic Pet Med 1999;8(4): 154–64.

Pediatrics of Common and Uncommon Species  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice   E Book

The busy exotic animal practitioner will find this unique issue packed with useful, practical information on the exotic animal pediatrics. The majority of the issue will cover anesthesia, nutrition, chiropracty, and pediatrics in psittacines, reptiles, fish, exotic hoofstock and small mammals.

Exotic Pets

Unlike dogs and cats, but similar to other exotic pets discussed in this book, birds
retain wild characteristics. ... Due to this preservation response, any change in a
bird's behavior (any deviation from what it normally does) is considered a ...

Exotic Pets

A basic understanding of the care required for some of the most exotic pet species including snakes, turtles, iguanas, ferrets, birds, gerbils, and rabbits.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians E Book

... RVT Avian and Exotics Department OVC Health Sciences Centre University of
Guelph Guelph, Ontario Exotic Animal ... VTS (Behavior), KPA CTP, CPDT KA
Hillview Veterinary Clinic Franklin, Indiana Companion Animal Behavior Angela

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians   E Book

Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

Pet Photography Now

... grounding in pet behavior , as I ' m sure it will have for you if you ' ve picked up
this book . As a professional photographer it seemed natural that I should turn my
love of pets — whether they are dogs , cats , rabbits , or any other exotic animal ...

Pet Photography Now

For animal lovers, a pet is a member of the family--but one that is much harder to photograph. Capturing an animal’s charm and personality can be an incredibly challenging (even frustrating) exercise, but Pet Photography NOW! makes the job easier. It shows professionals and amateurs alike how to get the best from their subject, whether it comes wrapped in fur, feathers, or scales. Noted expert Paul Walker is an excellent source of practical advice on locations, viewpoints, and posing; how to make your pet behave for the camera; and which camera settings will give you the best results. A chapter devoted to post-production, including step-by-step Photoshop workthroughs, helps you optimize your images to produce stunning prints of your most successful portraits.

Zoonoses Public Health and the Exotic Animal Practitioner An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice E Book

All avian species possess natural defenses and behaviors, most notably biting or
tearing with the beak and scratching with clawed toes, that are implemented
when attempting to avoid a perceived threat. Even wing flaps can cause blunt
force ...

Zoonoses  Public Health and the Exotic Animal Practitioner  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice   E Book

A comprehensive review of zoonoses and public health for the exotic animal practitioner! The issue will cover: zoonoses and preventive medicine practices, rabies, followed by specific, individual chapters on zoonoses associated with invertebrates, fish, reptiles and amphibians, common pet birds, backyard flocks, wild birds, rabbits and rodents, pocket pets, felids & procyonids, and primates and monkeys.