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The Ethology of Domestic Animals: An Introductory Text

Textbook

By: Per Jensen(Editor)

299 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour tables

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Sep 2017 | Edition: 3 | #241739 | ISBN-13: 9781786391650
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £32.99 $44/€37 approx

About this book

Completely updated, revised and redesigned in colour throughout, this classic bestselling text continues to provide a concise introduction to the important fundamentals of animal behaviour from genetics, physiology, motivation, learning and cognition, through to social and reproductive behaviour, abnormal behaviour and human-animal interactions.

- Concise but comprehensive coverage of all the fundamentals of animal behaviour in companion, farm and laboratory animals.
- Expert authors and key opinion leaders from around the world provide the latest evidence-based information on animal behaviour and welfare.
- A revised layout and design, means it is easy to find key information at a glance, making it an ideal rapid revision tool.
- New for the third edition: new chapters on fur animals with the inclusion of more species and expanded sections on canine behaviour.

This text remains a highly respected, essential resource for both students and lecturers in animal and veterinary science, animal welfare, zoology and psychology.


"[This text does] succeed in educating readers on ideas, concepts, and examples of animal behavior."--American Veterinary Medical Association


Contents

1: The study of animal behaviour and its applications, Per Jensen
2: Behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication, Per Jensen
3: Behaviour and physiology, Anna Valros and Laura Hänninen
4: Motivation and the organisation of behaviour, Georgia Mason and Melissa Bateson
5: Learning and Cognition, Michael Mendl and Christine J. Nicol
6: Social and reproductive behaviour, Daniel M. Weary and David Fraser
7: Play and ontogeny of behaviour, Susan Held
8: Introduction to animal personality, Hanne Løvlie
9: Abnormal behaviour, stress and welfare, Linda Keeling and Per Jensen
10: Human-animal relations, Susanne Waiblinger
11: Behaviour of domesticated birds: chickens, turkeys and ducks, Joy Mench
12: Behaviour of horses, Daniel Mills and Sarah Redgate
13: Behaviour of Cattle, Cassandra B. Tucker
14: The behaviour of sheep and goats, Cathy Dwyer
15: Behaviour of pigs, Marek Špinka
16: Behaviour of dogs, Deborah L. Wells
17: Behaviour of cats, John Bradshaw
18: Behaviour of Foxes and Mink kept for Fur Production, Anne-Lene Hovland, Leena Ahola, Jens Malmkvist
19: The behaviour of laboratory mice and rats, Hanno Würbel, Charlotte Burn and Naomi Latham


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