Exotic Pet Behavior
Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals
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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.Table of Contents
- 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.
By Teresa Bradley Bays, DVM; Teresa Lightfoot, D.V.M.; and Joerg Mayer, Dr.med.vet.,M.Sc., Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Exotics Clinical Services, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University