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It also serves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exotic animal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring for these animals in captivity.\nKey features of Behavior of Exotic Pets :\n* The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written by behaviorists\n* Covers a wide range of exotic pet species\n* Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioral problems\n* Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handling of animals\n* Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioral pharmacology\nPublished July 2010\n\nTable of Contents: \nContributors vii\nForeword ix\nAcknowledgments xii\nDedication xiii\nChapter 1 Psittacines 1\nLynn M. Seibert and Wailani Sung\nChapter 2 Passerines 12\nWailani Sung\nChapter 3 Snakes 21\nHeather Mohan-Gibbons and Paul Raiti\nChapter 4 Turtles, tortoises, and terrapins 33\nHeather Mohan-Gibbons and Terry Norton\nChapter 5 Lizards 44\nPaul M. Gibbons and Heather Mohan-Gibbons\nChapter 6 Ferrets 59\nMegan J. Bulloch and Valarie V. Tynes\nChapter 7 Rabbits 69\nSharon L. Crowell-Davis\nChapter 8 Guinea pigs 78\nYeunShin Lee\nChapter 9 The mouse 91\nNaomi Latham\nChapter 10 Rats 104\nAnne Fullerton Hanson and Manuel Berdoy\nChapter 11 Gerbils 117\nA. Dawn Faircloth Parker and Valarie V. Tynes\nChapter 12 Hamsters 127\nJulia Albright and Ricardo de Matos\nChapter 13 Chinchillas 138\nJennifer L. Sobie\nChapter 14 Prairie dogs 148\nDebra M. Shier\nChapter 15 South American camelids 157\nMarcelo Alfredo Aba, Carolina Bianchi, and Verónica Cavilla\nChapter 16 Hedgehogs 168\nValarie V. Tynes\nChapter 17 Sugar gliders 181\nJennifer L. Sobie\nChapter 18 From parrots to pigs to pythons: Universal principles and procedures of learning 190\nSusan G. Friedman and Lore I. Haug\nChapter 19 Behavioral pharmacology in exotic pets 206\nLynne M. Seibert\nChapter 20 Welfare of exotic animals in captivity 215\nPaul E. Honess and Sarah E. 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Divided into species-specific chapters, the book explains the normal behavior for each group of animals, including reproduction, parenting, communication and social behavior. The book also addresses animals’ environmental needs based on their behavior to enable owners to provide better husbandry and avoid potential problems. Descriptions of common behavioral problems are included, with practical recommendations for their treatment or management.\nThis text is essential for any veterinary professional who would like to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior. It also serves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exotic animal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring for these animals in captivity.\nKey features of Behavior of Exotic Pets :\n* The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written by behaviorists\n* Covers a wide range of exotic pet species\n* Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioral problems\n* Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handling of animals\n* Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioral pharmacology\nPublished July 2010\n\nTable of Contents: \nContributors vii\nForeword ix\nAcknowledgments xii\nDedication xiii\nChapter 1 Psittacines 1\nLynn M. Seibert and Wailani Sung\nChapter 2 Passerines 12\nWailani Sung\nChapter 3 Snakes 21\nHeather Mohan-Gibbons and Paul Raiti\nChapter 4 Turtles, tortoises, and terrapins 33\nHeather Mohan-Gibbons and Terry Norton\nChapter 5 Lizards 44\nPaul M. Gibbons and Heather Mohan-Gibbons\nChapter 6 Ferrets 59\nMegan J. Bulloch and Valarie V. Tynes\nChapter 7 Rabbits 69\nSharon L. Crowell-Davis\nChapter 8 Guinea pigs 78\nYeunShin Lee\nChapter 9 The mouse 91\nNaomi Latham\nChapter 10 Rats 104\nAnne Fullerton Hanson and Manuel Berdoy\nChapter 11 Gerbils 117\nA. Dawn Faircloth Parker and Valarie V. Tynes\nChapter 12 Hamsters 127\nJulia Albright and Ricardo de Matos\nChapter 13 Chinchillas 138\nJennifer L. Sobie\nChapter 14 Prairie dogs 148\nDebra M. Shier\nChapter 15 South American camelids 157\nMarcelo Alfredo Aba, Carolina Bianchi, and Verónica Cavilla\nChapter 16 Hedgehogs 168\nValarie V. Tynes\nChapter 17 Sugar gliders 181\nJennifer L. Sobie\nChapter 18 From parrots to pigs to pythons: Universal principles and procedures of learning 190\nSusan G. Friedman and Lore I. Haug\nChapter 19 Behavioral pharmacology in exotic pets 206\nLynne M. Seibert\nChapter 20 Welfare of exotic animals in captivity 215\nPaul E. Honess and Sarah E. Wolfensohn\nIndex 225\n\nAuthor Information:\nValarie V. Tynes DVM, Dipl. ACVB, is an Animal Behavior Consultant based in Texas. She gained her Board Certification from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 2003 following a three year residency at the University of California Davis. She previously practiced small and exotic animal medicine for almost 15 years before specializing. Valarie frequently speaks at veterinary continuing education courses and writes for several different veterinary journals. Her particular area of interest is exotic animals."}

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Behavior of Exotic Pets is the first book on the subject to be written by behavioral experts, all with a wealth of practical experience. Divided into species-specific chapters, the book explains the normal behavior for each group of animals, including reproduction, parenting, communication and social behavior. The book also addresses animals’ environmental needs based on their behavior to enable owners to provide better husbandry and avoid potential problems. Descriptions of common behavioral problems are included, with practical recommendations for their treatment or management. This text is essential for any veterinary professional who would like to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior. It also serves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exotic animal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring for these animals in captivity. Key features of Behavior of Exotic Pets : * The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written by behaviorists * Covers a wide range of exotic pet species * Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioral problems * Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handling of animals * Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioral pharmacology Published July 2010 Table of Contents: Contributors vii Foreword ix Acknowledgments xii Dedication xiii Chapter 1 Psittacines 1 Lynn M. Seibert and Wailani Sung Chapter 2 Passerines 12 Wailani Sung Chapter 3 Snakes 21 Heather Mohan-Gibbons and Paul Raiti Chapter 4 Turtles, tortoises, and terrapins 33 Heather Mohan-Gibbons and Terry Norton Chapter 5 Lizards 44 Paul M. Gibbons and Heather Mohan-Gibbons Chapter 6 Ferrets 59 Megan J. Bulloch and Valarie V. Tynes Chapter 7 Rabbits 69 Sharon L. Crowell-Davis Chapter 8 Guinea pigs 78 YeunShin Lee Chapter 9 The mouse 91 Naomi Latham Chapter 10 Rats 104 Anne Fullerton Hanson and Manuel Berdoy Chapter 11 Gerbils 117 A. Dawn Faircloth Parker and Valarie V. Tynes Chapter 12 Hamsters 127 Julia Albright and Ricardo de Matos Chapter 13 Chinchillas 138 Jennifer L. Sobie Chapter 14 Prairie dogs 148 Debra M. Shier Chapter 15 South American camelids 157 Marcelo Alfredo Aba, Carolina Bianchi, and Verónica Cavilla Chapter 16 Hedgehogs 168 Valarie V. Tynes Chapter 17 Sugar gliders 181 Jennifer L. Sobie Chapter 18 From parrots to pigs to pythons: Universal principles and procedures of learning 190 Susan G. Friedman and Lore I. Haug Chapter 19 Behavioral pharmacology in exotic pets 206 Lynne M. Seibert Chapter 20 Welfare of exotic animals in captivity 215 Paul E. Honess and Sarah E. Wolfensohn Index 225 Author Information: Valarie V. Tynes DVM, Dipl. ACVB, is an Animal Behavior Consultant based in Texas. She gained her Board Certification from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 2003 following a three year residency at the University of California Davis. She previously practiced small and exotic animal medicine for almost 15 years before specializing. Valarie frequently speaks at veterinary continuing education courses and writes for several different veterinary journals. Her particular area of interest is exotic animals.