Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training Etiology and Assessment of Behavior Problems

ISBN-10: 0813828686

ISBN-13: 9780813828688

Edition: 2001

Authors: Steven Lindsay

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Handbook of Applied Dog Behaviour and Training, Volume two: Etiology and Assessment of Behaviour Problems is the definitive reference for dog trainers, behaviourists, breeders and veterinarians. Coupled with Volume one, this text provides theoretical and practical framework for understanding the development and treatment of dog behaviour problems. Topics covered include Fear, anxiety and phobias, Separation-related problems, Hyperactivity, and Dominance, territorial, and fear-related aggression. The focus is to present and evaluate the relevant applied and scientific literature, and to highlight what remains to be learned, while the author introduces alternative ways for analysing and understanding the etiology of dog behaviour problems.
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Book details

List price: $106.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/16/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
History of Applied Dog Behavior and Training
Social Parallelism, Domestication, and Training
Dogs and the Ancient World
Roots of Modern Training
Organized Competitive Obedience
Dogs and Defense
The Monks of New Skete
New York and the North American Society of Dog Trainers
Science and Behavior
Applied Behavior
Contemporary Trends in Dog Training
References
Behavioral Assessment
Descriptive and Functional Assessment
Behavioral Fact-finding
Defining Behavior as a Problem
Functional Analysis and Working Hypotheses
Dead-dog Rule
Training Plan
Describing and Classifying Behavior Problems
Common Etiological Factors Underlying Behavior Problems
Control and Management of Behavior Problems versus Cure
Evaluation Forms
Client Work Sheet
Dog Behavior Questionnaire
Puppy Temperament and Evaluation
Puppy Behavior Profile
References
Fears and Phobias.Incidence of Fear-related Behavior Problems
Assessment and Evaluation of Fear-related Problems
Contributions of Learning
What Is Fear?
Innate and Acquired Fear
Fear and Conditioning
Anxiety
Phobia
Expectancy Bias
Prediction and Control
Efficacy Expectancies
Primal Sensory Modalities Mediating Attraction and Aversion
Play and Fear
Assessment and Modification of Fear;.References
Attachment, Separation, and Related Problems
Attachment and Separation
Attachment and Separation Distress
Bowlby's Social Bond Theory
Psychobiological "Attunement": Bioregulatory Hypothesis
Opponent-process Theory and Separation Distress
Supernormal Attachment Hypothesis
Neoteny and Dependency
Biological Stress and Separation Distress
Separation Distress and Coactive Influences
Ontogenesis of Separation Distress
Development of Attachments and Separation-related Distress
Attachment and Learning
Comparison Between Dog and Wolf Exposure to Social Separation
Separation-Related Problems: Worry and Guilt: The Human Dimension of Separation Distress
Behavioral Expressions of Separation Distress
Assessing Separation-related Problems
Etiology, Ethology, and Risk Factors
Separation Distress and Retroactive Punishment
Aging and Separation-related Problems
References
Excessive Behavior
Compulsive Behavior
Definitions
Etiology
Displacement Activity
Adjunctive Behavior and Compulsions
Conflict and Coactive Factors
Compulsive Behavior Problems
Assessment and Evaluation
Prevention
Hyperactivity
Hyperactivity versus Hyperkinesis
Signs and Incidence
Etiology
CNS-stimulant-response Test
Dietary Factors and Hyperactivity
Two Case Histories
Cognitive Interpretations and Speculation
Behavioral Side Effects of Hyperactivity
References
Aggressive Behavior: Basic Concepts and Principles
Introduction
Characteristics of Dogs That Bite
Age and Sex
Incidence and Targets of Aggression
Emotional Trauma of Dog Attacks on Children: Dogs That Kill
Dog Attacks versus Human Fatal Assaults on Children
Basic Categories
Classifying Aggressive Behavior
A Nomenclature of Aggressive Behavior
Predatory Behavior
Genetics and Aggression
Hormones and Aggressive Behavior
Nutrition and Aggression
Role of Integrated Compliance and Obedience Training
Children, Dogs, and Aggression
Preventing Problems
Dog and Baby
Evaluating the Risk
Preventing Bites
References
Intraspecific and Territorial Aggression
Intraspecific Aggression
Etiology and Assessment
Owner Characteristics of Aggressors and Victims
Domestication and Developmental Factors
Hormonal Influences
Socialization and Aggression
Aggression Between Dogs Sharing the Same Household
Prevention
Territorial Defense
Control Vector Analysis of Territory
How Territory Is Established and Defended Free-floating Territory
Territorial Aggression versus Group Protection
Variables Influencing
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