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Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats

Techniques for Developing Patients Who Love Their Visits

Sophia Yin (author)

ISBN: 9780964151840

Publication Date: Aug 2011

Format: Paperback

Provides a guide into the world of what to do and, as importantly, what not to do, to reduce dogs' and cats' fear of encounters with humans. With more than 1600 photos and 3 hours of video, this book and DVD offers tips, tools, and techniques for recognising brewing fear and aggression, while reducing this through specific handling techniques.
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This book is a pictorial guide into the world of what to do and, as importantly, what not to do, to reduce dogs' and cats' fear of encounters with humans. With more than 1600 photos and 3 hours of video, this book and companion DVD offers tips, tools, and techniques for recognizing brewing fear and aggression, while reducing this through specific handling techniques that decrease stress by improving patient comfort and safety.

The book and DVD feature:
  • 480 pages containing more than 1600 photos that show how to handle dogs and cats correctly.
  • Explanations of what you think you're doing right, but may actually be doing wrong.
  • Three hours of video clips that show correct and incorrect handling procedure.

    • By using this training tool, you will:
      • Be able to implement the most up-to-date handling techniques.
      • Learn how to restrain animals correctly through behavior modification that does not involve coercion, dominance, or other negative training methods.
      • Increase your efficiency because your patients will willingly comply with procedures.
      • Stop perpetuating behavior problems in patients.
      • Create a safer environment for you and your team with fewer bites, scratches and back injuries.
      • Improve the bond between you, the pet, and the client.
Illustrations Includes a DVD, 1600 illustrations
Pages 480
Dimensions 250 x 165
Date Published 30 Aug 2011
Publisher CattleDog Publishing
Subject/s The natural world, country life & pets   Veterinary medicine   Animal behaviour  
Dr Sophia Yin, a 1993 graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is the author of numerous books and DVDs including Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats. She earned her Master's focused on animal behavior in 2001 from UC Davis.

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