Release on 2014-04-21 | by Malena DeMartini-Price, CTC
Author: Malena DeMartini-Price, CTC
Pubpsher: Dogwise Publishing
Committed trainers and owners can solve this problem! Treating separation anxiety in dogs is not quick or easy—but it can be done. The successful ingredients are cooperation, commitment and time on the part of the dog trainer and the owners. In this important new book, author Malena DeMartini-Price shares her 5 Phase Treatment Protocol and related strategies to help dogs overcome the fear of being left alone and addresses the trauma it can inflict on both the dog and their owners. Trainer handouts, detailed step-by-step training tips and a sample initial interview questionnaire are included.
Learn about: • The critical role that “suspending absences” plays in the early part of the treatment plan and how owners and trainers can make this more manageable. • How dog trainers can make the treatment of separation anxiety in dogs a specialized business. • The role that management techniques and medications can play to help support the recommended behavior modification strategies. • How technology, including remote feeding devices and web cams, can be used to monitor a dog’s progress in overcoming his fear of being left alone.
How To Treat And Prevent Separation Anxiety In Dogs
Author: Bruno Michael
20-40% of all dogs worldwide suffer from separation anxiety! Is yours one of them? Yes? Are you looking to put an end to dog's destructive and distractive behavior? Keep reading! If your dog literally turns your house upside down whenever you step out, leaving him/her alone at home, it can be paralyzing to even think about going out to work, shopping, dates, visiting family etc. when you now you have to leave him/her alone at home for extended periods. Have you had the misfortune of walking into your house, which you keep in pristine condition at all times, only to find everything topsy-turvy? The furniture is all over the place, not to mention overturned; your door frames have deep claw marks, window sills have bloodstained teeth marks and your answering machine has about 90 messages from neighbors raising hell over your dog's howls and endless barking? If so, then you do not need too deep an introduction to separation anxiety... you've experienced it first hand, and know how unpleasant it can be. "Separation anxiety" is a mild label for what is destructive, even distractive behavior. Thirty years ago, this phrase was not too common in dog training circles. Today however, it is rare to find a dog owner who has not heard or experienced separation anxiety. More and more dog owners are seeking out as much information on the subject as they can find so they know what to do when faced with the problem. This book is here to help you put a stop to the annoying problem. All you need as a dog owner or trainer is commitment to the process taught in this book! The first part will focus on what separation anxiety is (and is not), symptoms and misdiagnosis of the same. The second part will equip you with functional information on steps to take, both preventive and not, to thwart this destructive behavior. More precisely, you will learn: How to correctly diagnose separation anxiety in dogs so that you don't mistake it for anything else like containment phobia and isolation distress 20 reasons why your dog has the destructive behavior of separation anxiety whenever you leave him/her alone at home False positives for separation anxiety you need to be aware of before concluding your dog has separation anxiety Different dog breeds that are most susceptible to separation anxiety affects and what to do about each How to effectively treat separation anxiety in your dog using any of 4 the different approaches I will show you How to effectively prevent separation anxiety in your dog in 10 secret steps And much more! At the very end, you should be able to deal with any curveballs your dog throws you... figurative curveballs, of course. Click Buy Now in 1-Click or Buy NOW to start your journey to a calmer dog that's rides through separation seamlessly.
How to prevent and treat Separation Anxiety. If you worry about leaving your dog home alone, both because you love your dog and your house, this book is for you. Most dogs can be left home alone during the day and lead happy, fulfilled doggy lives without destroying your house. Of course, some of them get into trouble at home when you're gone because there's so much fun stuff to do without you to stop them. But a small number of dogs suffer from a serious problem called Separation Anxiety, in which they panic at your departure and stay panicked until you return. This book is designed to help those whose dog really suffers from Separation Anxiety, to help you prevent it from developing, and to help you raise a dog with good "house manners."
How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves
Author: Laurel Braitman
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
**“Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick** **Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads** **People magazine Best Summer Reads** “A lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many, many humans who devote their days to making animals well” (The New York Times). Have you ever wondered if your dog might be a bit depressed? How about heartbroken or homesick? Animal Madness takes these questions seriously, exploring the topic of mental health and recovery in the animal kingdom and turning up lessons that Publishers Weekly calls “Illuminating…Braitman’s delightful balance of humor and poignancy brings each case of life….[Animal Madness’s] continuous dose of hope should prove medicinal for humans and animals alike.” Susan Orlean calls Animal Madness “a marvelous, smart, eloquent book—as much about human emotion as it is about animals and their inner lives.” It is “a gem…that can teach us much about the wildness of our own minds” (Psychology Today).
Confidently utilize the rapidly growing selection of pharmaceuticals used to treat small animals. Small Animal Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition helps you understand both the therapeutic uses of common pharmaceuticals and the pharmacology behind them, giving you all of the information you need to design and modify dosing regimens, identify factors that cause drugs to fail, and anticipate adverse drug reactions. Comprehensive approach emphasizes the use of drugs for prevention as well as treatment. Clear, consistent organization makes it easy to find the information you need when you need it. Dosage tables help you find essential pharmaceutical information at a glance. Pharmacogenetics chapter helps you understand how to use this emerging science to find the right dose for each patient, optimizing efficiency and minimizing toxicity. Routes of administration and sample pharmaceutical calculations provide fast, efficient access to comprehensive drug administration all in one inclusive resource. Multiple chapters on Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Therapy highlight the impact of antimicrobial resistance on current practice.
Release on 2005 | by Jon Bowen (BVetMed.),Sarah Heath
Practical Advice for the Veterinary Team
Author: Jon Bowen (BVetMed.),Sarah Heath
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This compact, easy-access guide to behavioral problems encountered in veterinary practice offers immediate and helpful advice for today's veterinary team. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details. Coverage offers immediate advice to the veterinary team who are often presented with behavioral problems in their practice. Easy-to-read format includes introductions, medical differentials, underlying causes, diagnosis, action boxes, and summaries. Content refers the reader to other chapters throughout the book, so that information can be found quickly and easily. Helpful handouts, which can be photocopied, offer yet another way to further your learning experience.
benefits that your services can provide to owners and their dogs, you realize that you must be an effective salesperson to have a successful business. Author John Visconti takes the mystery and fear out of the selling process in this book which belongs in the toolbox of every professional dog trainer. Meet your own personal sales coach!
Thank Goodness! At long last, an approach that focuses on the people-motivating aspects of the business of pet dog training. It doesn't matter how good you are at training dogs, if you lack sales savvy and people skills for promotion, few dogs will benefit from your experience and expertise. I love this book. I really like the style—well written, catchy and always straight to the point. Dr. Ian Dunbar, Founder of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers.
In this playful and incredibly enjoyable book, John Visconti shows readers many qualities that they already possess to sell their training services effectively and with heart. No longer will “sales” be a dirty word and trainers who read and apply the wisdom from this book will relish in their confidence and happily realize their goal of to helping more dogs and owners. Malena DeMartini-Price, author of Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs
I really enjoyed the humor, personal stories, quotes and resources that this book provides. It’s packed with wonderful thought provoking topics that give the reader nuggets to think about and apply to their own business. John coaches you to think of sales in a more inviting and less intimidating light. I truly appreciate his approach and highly recommend this book to dog professionals who have a less than desirable CER about “sales.” The more comfortable we all are in our business the more dogs and families we can reach! Jennifer Shryock, B.A., CDBC Founder & Director of FPPE
Most of us dog trainers are absolutely terrible salespeople! We tend to let our compassion get the better of us, and we have a hard time realizing what we are really worth. John’s book is an excellent handbook for recognizing our value and selling ourselves effectively! Michelle Douglas, CPDT-KA, CDBC, Past President, APDT
Author John Visconti, CPDT-KA is the owner of Rising Star Dog Training Services; Rising Star Dog Training; Dog Trainer ConneXion business management software; and Fetch More Dollars sales consulting. He lives in North Carolina with his canine companions.
Release on 2014-06-16 | by Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown
Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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.