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Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists, 6th Edition

Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists, 6th Edition

Katherine A. Houpt

ISBN: 978-1-119-23280-3

Jan 2018

448 pages

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Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists, Sixth Edition is a fully updated revision of this popular, classic text offering a thorough understanding of the normal behavior of domestic animals.

  • Provides a complete understanding of the normal behavior of domestic animals
  • Covers dogs, cats, horses, pigs, sheep, cattle, and goats
  • Describes all key aspects of animal behavior, with images to support the concepts
  • Revised and updated to cover the latest thinking, with enhanced coverage of behavioral genetics, animal cognition, and learning
  • Includes access to a companion website with review questions and answers and the figures from the book in PowerPoint

 

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Acknowledgments ix

About the Author xi

1 Communication 1

2 Aggression and Social Structure 25

3 Biological Rhythms and Sleep and Stereotypic Behavior 51

4 Sexual Behavior 83

5 Maternal Behavior 127

6 Development of Behavior 163

7 Learning 191

8 Ingestive Behavior: Food and Water Intake 221

9 Behavioral Genetics 253

References 277

Index