The Cat

Its Behavior, Nutrition and Health

Author: Linda P. Case

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780813803319

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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Today, approximately 27% of households in the United States own at least one cat. This comprises a total of almost 60 million total pet cats. An 8 billion dollar pet food industry and the more than 7 billion dollars that pet owners spend on veterinary care each year provide tangible evidence of the increasing importance that companion animals have in our society. Additionally, the bond that owners have with their cats and the many health benefits that are afforded by this bond have been the topic of numerous research studies in the past 25 years. The cat as a cherished companion is here to stay, and many owners, students and pet professionals are eager to learn more about man’s OTHER best friend, Felis catus. The Cat: Its Behavior, Nutrition and Health, the textbook of the cat, is written as a companion book to The Dog: Its Behavior, Nutrition and Health. This book provides pet owners, undergraduate students and pet professionals with a complete guide to four topical areas that are of interest. These are: The history of the human-cat relationship; behavior of the domestic cat; feline nutrition; and feline health and disease. The Cat will fill the need for an academic textbook for undergraduate animal science courses, veterinary technician programs, and cat care or breeding classes. It will also serve as an important resource for pet professionals such as breeders, exhibitors, groomers, and veterinary practitioners.

The Dog

Its Behavior, Nutrition, and Health

Author: Linda P. Case

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118701208

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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Dogs are a part of nearly 40 percent of United States households. With this in mind, author Linda P. Case has written the definitive textbook on dogs and their care. Completely updated and revised, the second edition of The Dog covers four areas of compelling interest: the bond between dogs and humans, canine behavior, canine health and disease, and canine nutrition. Aiming to enhance the human-dog bond, author Case uses clear, understandable writing to explain selective breeding, training principles, solution to common behavior problems, diet and nutrition, and preventative health care. Case liberally uses distinctive figures and tables, current references plus suggested readings, and a thorough glossary to aid in comprehension. More in-depth that most dog books, The Dog will prove to be an indispensable tool for undergraduate companion animal courses, veterinary technician courses, and dog care/training courses. In addition, it will serve as a valuable resource for professional breeders, trainers, exhibitors, and veterinary clinicians.

Canine and Feline Nutrition

A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals

Author: Daniel P. Carey,Diane A. Hirakawa

Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science

ISBN: 9780815115366

Category: Cats

Page: 455

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CANINE AND FELINE NUTRITION concentrates on the dietary management of the healthy dog and cat. It provides in-depth examination of nutritional principles, nutrient requirements, feeding management and treatment of nutritionally-responsive diseases. Current research is reviewed along with balanced discussions of controversial issues of dietary management. Thoroughly revised and updated, it provides the latest animal nutrition information for veterinarians, students, and companion animal enthusiasts.

Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Ann Wortinger,Kara Burns

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118811089

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Techniciansand Nurses, Second Edition offers a thorough update andsignificant expansion of this easy-to-use introduction toveterinary nutrition and diet, with broader species coverage, a newsection on nutritional management of disease, and many newchapters. • Provides a complete reference to veterinary nutrition,from the fundamentals to feeding companion animals of any age andhealth status • Adds information on nutrition in birds, small mammals,and horses to the existing dog and cat coverage • • Presents a new section on managing disease throughnutrition, with 10 new disease chapters • Offers additional new chapters on nutritionalcalculations, types of pet foods, raw food diets, additives andpreservatives, nutrition myths, nutritional support, and assistedfeeding • Includes access to a companion website with casestudies, review questions and answers, and the figures from thebook in PowerPoint

Canine and Feline Behavior and Training: A Complete Guide to Understanding our Two Best Friends

Author: Linda P. Case

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111780439

Category: Science

Page: 420

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most critical components of a successful human-animal relationship, and provides a framework to understand the behavior, communication patterns, and learning techniques that govern social interactions. Well-researched and accessible, Canine and Feline Behavior: A Complete Guide to Understanding Our Two Best Friends is an application-based resource to encourage effective training and behavior modification programs for both dogs and cats. Coverage begins with a foundation of evolutionary histories and domestication, focusing on normal communication and social behavior patterns. Learning theory is then presented in the context of real-world relevance to companion animal care, behavior prevention, training, and modification. Finally, common behavior problems and approaches to manage these issues are discussed, making this an essential resource for anyone seeking to understand more about their dogs and cats. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat3

Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat

Author: Gary M. Landsberg,Wayne L. Hunthausen,Lowell J. Ackerman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702043354

Category: Medical

Page: 454

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Revision of: Handbook of behavior problems of the dog and cat. 2003.

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Und weitere Gedichte von Katzen

Author: Francesco Marciuliano

Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag

ISBN: 3864134234

Category: Fiction

Page: 112

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Alle Katzen sind Künstler – das beweisen ihre abstrakten Haarbälle, die meisterhaft zerrissenen Vorhänge und die präzise Art, wie sie sich auf frisch gewaschener Wäsche drapieren. Doch auch in poetischer Hinsicht sind sie äußerst begabt, wie feinsinnige Gedichte wie »Ich lecke deine Nase", »Das ist mein Sessel" und »Die Tür ist zu" zeigen. Dieses Buch vereint die besten Gedichte, Klagelieder und Weisheiten von Katzen aus aller Welt und o¬ffenbart deren heimliche Wünsche, innere Konflikte und alle Eigen- und Unarten ihres neurotischen Wesens. Endlich werden Sie verstehen, warum Ihre Katze liebend gern auf Ihrem Gesicht liegt, bevor die Sonne aufgeht, Ihnen hilft, den Nachttisch mit ihrem Schwanz aufzuräumen und warum sie sich unbedingt versichern muss, dass eine Klopapierrolle tatsächlich 1000 Blatt enthält.

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Veterinary medicine

Page: N.A

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Companion animal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pet medicine

Page: N.A

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An Illustrated Guide to Animal Science Terminology

With Interactive CD-ROM

Author: Colleen Michele Brady

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781418011512

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 259

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An Illustrated Guide to Animal Science Terminology provides a single resource that includes commonly used terms, and pronunciations relevant to any animal science student without the need for an agriculture background to understand the language of animal science. The text covers traditional production animals, such as swine, cattle, sheep and horses, as well as poultry, companion animals, and companion birds. It includes chapters on genetics, nutrition, reproduction, anatomy and behavior. Alternative production animals and exotic companion animals are covered as well. There is a sampling of breeds, and extensive use of photographs and line art to clarify the terms, and it creates a connection between the term and the subject for the student. This text would be an excellent supplement for many introductory animal science courses that wish to cover the wide range and variety of species and disciplines in animal science.

Evolution of Communicative Flexibility

Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication

Author: D. Kimbrough Oller,Ulrike Griebel

Publisher: MIT Press (MA)

ISBN: 9780262151214

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 356

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Experts investigate communicative flexibility (in both form and usage of signals) asthe foundation of the evolution of complex communication systems, including humanlanguage.

Canine and Feline Nutrition - E-Book

A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals

Author: Linda P. Case,Leighann Daristotle,Michael G. Hayek,Melody Foess Raasch

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323071473

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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How well can you answer pet owners' questions about proper diet and feeding? Canine and Feline Nutrition, 3rd Edition describes the role of nutrition and its effects upon health and wellness and the dietary management of various disorders of dogs and cats. By using the book's cutting-edge research and clinical nutrition information, you'll be able to make recommendations of appropriate pet food and proper feeding guidelines. Pet nutrition experts Linda P. Case, MS, Leighann Daristotle, DVM, PhD, Michael G. Hayek, PhD, and Melody Foess Raasch, DVM, provide complete, head-to-tail coverage and a broad scope of knowledge, so you can help dog and cat owners make sound nutrition and feeding choices to promote their pets' health to prolong their lives. Tables and boxes provide quick reference to the most important clinical information. Key points summarize essential information at a glance. A useful Nutritional Myths and Feeding Practices chapter dispels and corrects common food myths. New clinical information covers a wide range of emerging nutrition topics including the role of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid families in pet health and disease management. Coverage of pet food safety and pet food ingredients includes both commercially and home-prepared foods and provides answers to pet owners’ questions on these topics. Completely updated content reflects the latest findings in clinical nutrition research. Information regarding functional ingredients and dietary supplementation provides a scientifically based rationale for recommending or advising against dietary supplements. Guidelines for understanding pet food formulations and health claims differentiate between "market-speak" and actual clinical benefits for patients, with practice advice for evaluating and selecting appropriate foods.

Burmese Cats

Everything about Acquisition, Care, Nutrition, Behavior, Health Care, and Breeding

Author: Carolyn M. Vella

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780812091588

Category: Pets

Page: 96

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Traces the history of the breed and explains the special care requirements of a Burmese cat

Behavior: A Guide For Practitioners, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Gary Landsberg

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297307

Category: Medical

Page: 289

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This issue acts as a guide to behavior in dogs and cats for practitioners. Topics include: genetics and behavior of cats and dogs, the effects of stress on small animal health and behavior, canine agression towards family members or visitors, common sense small animal behaviour modification, small animal behavior triage, abnormal reptitive behaviors, feline agression towards family members, cat fights, and more.

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book

Author: Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069267

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

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Small Animal Critical Care Medicine is a comprehensive, concise guide to critical care, encompassing not only triage and stabilization, but also the entire course of care during the acute medical crisis and high-risk period. This clinically oriented manual assists practitioners in providing the highest standard of care for ICU patients. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. Consistent, user-friendly format ensures immediate access to essential information. Organ-system, problem-based approach incorporates only clinically relevant details. Features state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring procedures, as well as an extensive section on pharmacology. Appendices provide conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more.

The Dog Behavior Answer Book

Practical Insights & Proven Solutions for Your Canine Questions

Author: Arden Moore

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603421890

Category: Pets

Page: 336

View: 9445

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“Just how smart is my dog?” Try draping a towel over his head and timing his escape. “Why does she prefer the toilet to her bowl?” Because it’s always full and always cool; can you blame her? Animal behavior expert Arden Moore answers scores of questions on dog ownership and psychology, from grooming and fleas to obedience training and puppy love. This book contains everything the new, curious, or frustrated pet owner needs to know to smooth out the wrinkles in any dog’s coat!

The cat

January 1984 - January 1994

Author: Cynthia Petrie Smith,National Agricultural Library (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 73

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