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Proceedings of the 11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting

Proceedings of the 11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting

Now Published!

Edited by S Denenberg, Langford Vets, UK

August 2017 / Paperback / 200 Pages / 9781786394583 £39.99 / €55.00 / $65.00
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This book contains the proceedings from the 11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting. Keynote Presentations include 'Use of Psychopharmacology to Reduce Anxiety and Fear in Dogs and Cats: A Practical Approach' by Barbara L. Sherman, 'A Multimodal Approach to Resolving Tension Between Cats in the Same Household: A Practical Approach' by Sarah E. Heath, 'The Importance of the Welfare of Research Animals to Maximise the Quality of Behavioural Research: Do We Measure True Behaviours?' by Patrick Pageat and 'Making Animal Welfare Sustainable - Human Behaviour Change for Animal Behaviour: The Human Element' by Jo White and Suzanne Rogers.

  • Section: Thursday September 14th, 2017
  • 1: Predicting Aggressive Behaviour: Which Factors Influence Biting and What is the Use of Temperament Tests?
  • 2: No Better Than Flipping a Coin: Reconsidering Canine Behaviour Evaluations in Animal Shelters
  • 3: Having Bitten is No One-way Ticket for Dogs: Rehabilitation Possibilities and Principles
  • 4: Evaluation, Management and Welfare of Aggressive Shelter Dogs
  • 5: Keynote Presentation: Use of Psychopharmacology to Reduce Anxiety and Fear in Dogs and Cats: A Practical Approach
  • 6: Preventing Travel Anxiety Using Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Oromucosal Gel
  • 7: Oromucosal Dexmedetomidine Gel for Alleviation of Fear and Anxiety in Dogs During Minor Veterinary or Husbandry Procedures
  • 8: Avalanche Dogs Can Locate ‘Buried Victims’ by Perceiving the Human Breath Under the Snow
  • 9: Responses of Anxious Dogs to a Simple Behaviour Modification Protocol While Waiting in a Veterinary Hospital
  • 10: Link Between Chronic Gastric Diseases and Anxiety in Dogs
  • 11: Interaction of Health and Behaviour Problems in Dogs
  • 12: Keynote Presentation: A Multimodal Approach to Resolving Tension Between Cats in the Same Household: A Practical Approach
  • 13: Effect of a Synthetic Feline Pheromone for Managing Unwanted Scratching in Domestic Cats
  • 14: Relationship Among Cat–Owner Bond, Cat Behaviour Problems and Cat Environment Conditions: A Study With 1553 Spanish Cat Owners
  • Section: Friday September 15th, 2017
  • 15: Keynote Presentation: The Importance of the Welfare of Research Animal to Maximise the Quality of Behavioural Research: Do We Measure True Behaviours?
  • 16: Keynote Presentation: Human Behaviour Change for Animals
  • 17: Impact of Exploratory Material and Stocking Density on Tail and Ear Biting in Suckling and Weaning Piglets
  • 18: Ontogeny of Selected Behaviours in Piglets of Slovak Large White Improved Swine Breed
  • 19: Access to Chewable Materials Increases Piglet Activity During Lactation
  • 20: Hypothermia Triggers Depression-like Behaviour in Mice Forced Swimming Test
  • 21: Effects of Maternal Depression and Antidepressant Therapy on the Neurobehavioural Development of Rat Offspring
  • 22: From Neuronal Activity to Behaviour: Understanding Neuronal Correlates of Sensory Discrimination
  • 23: Environmental Control of Crib-biting in a Horse
  • 24: Do Different Types of Food Provoke Different Levels of Enjoyment in Dogs?
  • 25: Survey of Shock Collar Use in France: Providing Practical Results for Regulatory Guidelines Development
  • 26: ‘Long-stay’ Dogs in Shelters: Studying Factors Related to Adoptability of Difficult to Adopt Dogs in Catalonia
  • 27: Compulsive Self-licking and Self-biting in Dogs with Paraesthesia: Two Cases
  • 28: Use of Huperzine A in Three Canine Cases in Australia
  • 29: Mirtazapine as a Potential Drug to Treat Social Fears in Dogs: Five Case Examples
  • 30: Polyuria and Polydipsia Associated with Hypersensitivity–Hyperactivity Syndrome (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in a Dog: A Case Report of a Male French Shepherd Dog (Beauceron)
  • 31: Two Approaches to Managing Separation Anxiety
  • 32: The Effects of a Nutritional Supplement (Solliquin) in Reducing Fear and Anxiety in a Laboratory Model of Thunder-induced Fear and Anxiety
  • 33: Observing the Results of Reducing the Stress of the Dogs During Training by the Help of Dog-appeasing Pheromone on Learning and Problem-solving Behaviours
  • 34: Evaluation of the Association Between Attendance at Veterinary Hospital-based Puppy Socialisation Classes and Long-term Retention in the Home
  • Section: Saturday September 16th, 2017
  • 35: Effects of Olfactory Stimulation with Essential Oils in Animals: A Review
  • 36: Olfactory Enrichment in Dogs: Possible New Applications
  • 37: Hair Cortisol in Cats as a Measure of Chronic Stress: A Pilot Study Under Controlled Conditions
  • 38: Cortisol Content in Hair Measured by Liquid Chromatography–Tandem Mass Spectrometry: A Non-invasive Marker of Chronic Stress in Companion Animals
  • 39: Association Between Catecholaminergic Genes and Impulsivity in Dogs
  • 40: Do Assistance Dogs Show Work Overload? Canine Blood Prolactin as a Clinical Parameter to Detect a Chronic Stress-related Response
  • 41: Efficacy of a Therapeutic Diet on Dogs with Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome
  • 42: Social Behaviour and Bonding in Aged Dogs: A Multimodal Assessment Approach
  • 43: Olfactory Stem Cell Therapy in Canine Age-related Disorders Treatment: A Controlled Study
  • 44: Neophilia in Successfully Ageing Dogs: Preliminary Results
  • 45: The Attachment Bond to People in Domestic Dogs: Does it Exist Already in Puppies?
  • 46: Living with and Loving a Pet with Behaviour Problems: The Impact on Caregivers
  • 47: The Personality of Dogs and Cats Living in the Same Household: A Multivariate Model Study
  • 48: A Comparison of Attitudes and Coping Strategies of Small Animal Veterinarians Toward Behaviour Problems of Companion Dogs in Israel and Brazil
  • 49: The Latin Owner: Profiles, Perceptions and Attitudes of Italian Cat and Dog Owners Towards their Pet
  • 50: Coping Strategies in Dogs with Impaired Social Functioning Towards Humans
  • 51: Predictors of Gaze-directed Attention in Dogs
  • 52: The Effect of Paw Preference on Problem-solving Ability in Cats: Preliminary Results
  • 53: The Impact of Transportation-related Anxiety on the Quality of Pre-anaesthesia in Cats: A Preliminary Study
  • 54: Playful Activities Post-learning Improve Retraining Performance a Year Later in Labrador Retriever Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris)
  • 55: Adoption Preference Factors for Dogs in a Public Shelter in the Province of Palermo (Southern Italy) and Comparison with Adoption Rates of a Shelter in Northern Italy
  • 56: Relation Between the Owner’s Psychological Well-being and Pets’ Behavioural Problems: A Portuguese Survey
  • 57: The Association of Multiple Clinical Signs to Determine if a Cat Displays Either Urine Marking or Latrine Behaviour
  • 58: Mirror Reflection or Real Image: Does Past Mirror Experience Influence a Dog’s Use of a Mirror?
  • 59: Association Between Puppy Classes and Adult Behaviour of the Dog
  • 60: The Importance of Pain as a Differential Diagnosis During a Behaviour Consultation
  • 61: Canine Electroencephalograph Transients in the Sigma Range Relate to Memory
  • 62: Noise Sensitivities in Dogs: An Exploration of Signs in Dogs With and Without Musculoskeletal Pain
  • 63: Evaluation of Urine Cortisol:Creatinine Ratio in Dogs with Separation Anxiety
  • 64: Effects of Providing Two Kinds of Doghouses in Different Sized Pens on the Behaviour of Shelter Dogs
  • 65: Circadian Distribution and Characterisation of Social Behaviour in a Group of Domestic Donkeys (Equus asinus)
  • 66: Effect of Meal Composition on Tryptophan:Large Neutral Amino Acids Ratio in Dog
  • 67: Differences in Management of Dogs and Cats Living in the Same Household
  • 68: Acupuncture Influence on Reduction of Stress Signs in Kennelled Dogs
  • 69: Serum Leptin and Ghrelin Levels and their Relationship with Serum Cortisol, Thyroid Hormones, Lipids, Homocysteine and Folic Acid in Dogs with Compulsive Tail Chasing
  • 70: A Social Entrepreneurship Project on Animal Welfare: ‘Pretty Paws’ Board Game

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Denenberg - Dr. Sagi Denenberg graduated with Excellence in Academic Achievement from the Kosice Veterinary College in Slovakia. He relocated from Israel to Canada in 2003 and passed the North American veterinary licensing examination.Sagi provides behaviour consults for owners with their pets including dogs, cats, horses, parrots and other exotic mammals. He is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine and has passed his members certificate with the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Veterinary Behaviour).
Sagi has done a number of behavioural studies including the effects of pheromones on learning and socialisation in puppies and a study of play toy preference in cats for which he was awarded the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior Excellence in Research Award. He also authored a number of articles and book chapters including the behaviour chapters in the Merck Veterinary Manual, senior pet behaviour and cognitive decline in the British Small Animal Veterinary Association manual and more. Sagi is a consultant on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) providing other veterinarians with advice.
In addition to clinical duties Sagi is frequent speaker in veterinary conferences in Europe and North America.