Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training Procedures and Protocols

ISBN-10: 0813807387
ISBN-13: 9780813807386
Edition: 2005 (Handbook (Instructor's))
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List price: $138.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/9/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 824
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

The third volume in this definitive series, Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training concentrates on practical training procedures with an emphasis on how to recognize and counteract your dog's underlying reasons to behave inappropriately. The text thoroughly covers basic training procedures, training tools, formal obedience exercises, housetraining, destructive behavior, appetite problems, fears and phobias, separation distress syndrome, compulsive behavior disorders, hyperactivity and hyperkinesis, neurobiology, and aggression.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Cynopraxic Training: Basic Procedures and Techniques
Foundations and Theory
Benefits of Cynopraxic Training
Specific Benefits of Various Exercises
Behavioral Equilibrium
Signals and Communication
Attention and Impulse Control
Interrupting Behavior
Training and Play
The Training Space
Directive Prompts and Blocking
Tools and Techniques
Training Tools
Bridges, Markers, and Flags
The Training Session
Play Training
Training Projects and Exercises
Introductory Lessons
Walking on Leash
Basic Exercises
Stay Training
Heeling
Walking Stand-Stay and Distance Exercises
Recall Training
References
House Training, Destructive Behavior, and Appetitive Problems
House Training
House-Training Basics
Common House-Training Problems
Destructive Behavior In Puppies
Assessing and Controlling Destructive Behavior
Selecting Appropriate Chew Items
Redirecting and Discouraging Destructive Behavior
Destructive Behavior In Adult Dogs
Basic Training, Exercise, and Play
Controlling Inappropriate Chewing Activities
Aversive Startle and the Control of Destructive Behavior
Miscellaneous Devices and Techniques for Deterring Destructive Behavior
Digging
Appetitive Problems
Pica and Scavenging
Coprophagy
Crate Training
Selecting a Crate
Guidelines for Successful Crate Training
Dangers of Excessive Crate Confinement
Ethological Rationalizations of Crate Confinement
References
Fears and Phobias
Orientation and Basic Concepts
Coping with Fear
Basic Training and Fear
Neurobiological Substrates of Anxiety and Fear
Pharmacological Control of Anxiety and Fear
Exercise and Diet
Active and Passive Contingency Management Strategies
Habituation, Sensitization, and Preventive-Exposure Training
Social Facilitation and Modeling
Coping with Fear and Stress: Licking and Yawning
Counterconditioning
Play and Counterconditioning
Instrumental Control and Fear
Graded Exposure and Response Prevention
Fears and Phobias: Treatment Procedures and Protocols
Fear of Pain and Discomfort
Storm and Thunder Phobias
Fear of Loud Noises and Household Sounds
Fear of Sudden Movement or Change
Fear of Heights
Fear of Water
Fear of Riding in Cars
Fear of Enclosed Spaces and Confinement
Social Fears and Inhibitions
References
Separation Distress and Panic
Neurobiology and Ontogenetic Influences
Neurobiological Substrates of Attachment and Separation Distress
Pharmacological Control of Separation Distress
Potential Alternative Treatments
Separation Distress and Diet
Early Stimulation, Separation Exposure, and Emotional Reactivity
Attachment and Separation Problems: Puppies
Separation Distress and Panic: Treatment Procedures and Protocols
Attachment and Separation Problems: Adult Dogs
Quality of Social Attachment and Detachment Training
Basic Training and Separation Distress
Separation-related Problems and Punishment
Massage, Play, and Exercise
References
Compulsive and Hyperactive Excesses
Compulsive Behavior Disorders
Neurobiology and Compulsive Behavior Disorders
Pharmacological Control of Compulsive Behavior
Potential Dietary Treatments
Diagnostic Considerations
Evaluation, Procedures, and Protocols
Excessive Licking and Tail Chasing
Hyperactivity and Hyperkinesis
Compulsivity and Hyperactivity: Evolutionary Considerations
Hyperactivity and Neurobiology
Pharmacological Control of Hyperkinesis
Behavior Therapy
Hyperactivity and Social Excesses
Nuisance or Gem in the Rough
References
Neurobiology and Development of Aggression
Evolution and Neurobiology
Dominance and the Regulation of Aggression
Coevolution, Play, Communication, and Aggression
Emotional Command Systems and Drive Theory
Adaptive Coping Styles: Play, Flirt, Forbear, and Nip
Olfaction and Emotional Arousal
Neurobiological Regulation of Aggression
Pharmacological Control of Aggression
Placebo Effects, Endophenotypes, and the Dead-Dog Rule
Development and Control of Puppy Competitive Behavior
Temperament and Aggression
Tactile Stimulation and Adaptation
Play, Discipline, and Dominance
Precocious Aggression Problems
Competitive Social Excesses
Difficult Puppies: Establishing the Training Space
Posture-Facilitated Relaxation
References
Canine Domestic Aggression
Social Competition and Aggression
Interactive Conflict, Stress, and Social Dominance
Wolf Model of Dominance and Submission
Dispersal Tensions and Household Aggression
Dynamic Modal Relations and Social Dominance
Filial and Sibling Dominance-Submission Relations
Involuntary Subordination and Canine Domestic Aggression
Social Dominance: Dispositional Cause or Attributional Error
Adverse Environmental and Emotional Influences and Canine Domestic Aggression
Social Communication and the Regulation of Aggression
Social Competition, Cooperation, Conflict, and Resentment
Species-typical Defensive and Offensive Aggression
Loss of Safety, Depression, Panic, and Aggression
Assessing and Treating Canine Domestic Aggression
Canine Domestic Aggression: Assessing the Threat
Affiliative Conflicts and the Rise of Agonistic Competition
Anger, Restraint, and Frustration
Behavior Therapy and Training Procedures
Manhandling and Physical Punishment
Aggression and Diet
Exercise
Brief Protocols for Canine Domestic Aggression
Children and Dog Aggression
Infants and Dogs: Toward the Prevention of Problems
Introducing Baby and Dog
The Toddler and Increased Risk
Child-initiated Aggression and Sibling Rivalry
References
Impulsive, Extrafamilial, and Intraspecific Aggression
Intrafamilial and Extrafamilial Aggression
Classifying Aggression
Antipredatory Strategy and Autoprotection versus Dominance
Ontogeny and Reactive Behavior
Household Stress and Aggression
Living Space, Proxemic Relations, Inattentiveness, and Autoprotectiveness
Social Spaces, Frames, and Zones
Novelty, Sudden Change, and Reactive Adjustments
Collicular-Periaqueductal Gray Pathways and Reactive Adjustments
Orienting, Preattentive Sensory Processing, and Visual Acuity
Social Engagement and Attunement
Oxytocin, Arginine Vasopressin, and Autonomic Attunement
Arginine Vasopressin, Hyperkinesis, and Aggression
Stress, Thyroid Deficiency, Hypocortisolism, and Aggression
Activity Success and Failure, Pavlovian Typology, and Coping Styles
Proactive versus Preemptive Processing and Cynopraxis
Barking, Motor Displays, and Autonomic Arousal
Variables Affecting Extrafamilial Aggression
Conflicts and Rituals Toward Novel Social Stimuli
Watchdog Behavior
Attention and Autonomic Regulation
Play and Autonomic Attunement
Attention and Play Therapy
Quality-of-Life Matters
Opening the Training Space
Inhibitory Conditioning
Counterconditioning: Limitations and Precautions
Precautions for Safer Contact
Aggressive Barking and Threats Toward Visitors
Aggressive Barking, Lunging, and Chasing
Intraspecific Aggression
Hierarchy, Territory, and the Regulation of Aggression
Framing the Concept of Hierarchy and Territory
Unilateral, Bilateral, and Pluralistic Relations
Ontogeny of Play and Fighting
Fair Play, Emergent Social Codes, and Cynopraxis
Intraspecific State and Trait Aggression
Controlling Intraspecific Aggression Toward Nonfamilial Targets
Fighting Between Dogs Sharing the Same Household
Sources of Conflict Between a Newcomer Puppy and a Resident Dog
Introducing a New Adult Dog into the Household
Interdog Aggression within the Household
Sex Hormones and Intraspecific Aggression
Aggression Toward Cats in the Household
References
Biobehavioral Monitoring and Electronic Control of Behavior
Monitoring Autonomic and Emotional States
Stress, Temperature, and Behavior
Cardiovascular Activity and Emotional Behavior
Devices Used to Monitor Autonomic and Stress-related Changes
Autoshaping and Automated Training
Electronic Training
Technical Considerations
Subjective Factors and Electrical Stimulation
Stress, Distress, and Potential Adverse Side Effects of Electrical Stimulation
Electrical Stimulation Technology
Behavior-activated Electronic Training
Basic Training and Enhancement
Recall Enhancement
Behavioral Equilibrium
Punishment and Aversive Counterconditioning
Electronic Training and Problem Solving
Electronic Training and Wildlife Conservation
Electrical Stimulation and Working Dogs: A Shocking Study
Electronic Training Collars in Perspective
Future Prospects and Trends
References
Cynopraxis: Theory, Philosophy, and Ethics
Training Theory
What Is Cynopraxis?
Cynopraxic Training Theory
Basic Postulates, Units, Processes, and Mechanisms
Prediction Error and Adaptation
Adaptation, Prediction Error, and Distress
Comparator Processing, Allostasis, and Adaptive Optimization
Somatic versus Cortical Reward, Projects and Ventures, and Power Incentives
Expectancies, Emotion, and Stress
Autonomic Arousal, Drive, and Action Modes
Play and Drive
Fair Play and the Golden Rule
Neural Comparator Systems
Phylogenetic Survival Modes
Genetic Influences on Adaptive and Reactive Coping Styles
Neurobiology and Loss of Adaptability
Bonding Theory
Ontogeny, Coping, and Social Behavior
Attunement, Attachment, and the Human-Dog Bond
Opportunity with Limit
Hitting and Missing the Mark
Big Bangs and Black Holes: Extraversion, Introversion, and Disorganizing Load
Coping with Conflict
Restraint, Unavoidable Aversive Stimulation, and Stress
Attentional Nexus, Allocentrism, and Attunement
Sensitivity to Human Attentional States
Complex Social Behavior and Model/Rival Learning
Ethics and Philosophy
Cynopraxis and Ethics
Owner Control Styles and Wellfare Agendas
Anthropic Dominance Ideation, Perceived Power, and Control Styles
Power-dominance Ideation and Treatment Protocols
Problematic Trends and Obstacles to Adaptive Coping and Attunement
Cynopraxis: Allostasis, Adaptability, and Health
Hydran-Protean Side Effects, the Dead-dog Rule, and the LIMA Principle
References
Sit-Stay Program
Modified Sit-Stay Instructions
Sit-Stay Tasks
Reference
Sit, Down, Stand, and Stay Practice Variations
Posture-Facilitated Relaxation (PFR) Training
Basic Guidelines and PFR Techniques
PFR Training Instructions
References
Puppy Temperament Testing and Evaluation
Temperament Testing
Testing Procedures
Significance and Interpretation
References
Index

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