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Cover for Raising mentally and emotionally healthy pets.

This describes the preweaning influences on puppies and kittens and the implications for a new pet owner selecting a dog or cat, the advice which the veterinary profession can give to minimize the risk of problem development in dogs and cats through appropriate early life experiences, some critical ...

Author(s)
Zulch, H.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Benefits of human-animal interactions for mental health and well-being.

This impact of animals on human health and well-being are described. This chapter begins by providing a short overview of the general known positive effects on human mental health and wellbeing from the contact with pets that are kept at home as companion animals, describes case examples of a...

Author(s)
Hediger, K.; Beetz, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The origin and evolution of the domestic cat.

This chapter presents the classification of cats based on their lineage, common name and species of cats. A brief history on African wild cats (most likely the ancestors of the domestic cat) was discussed as well as domestication of cats which probably began around 10 000 years ago in a region of...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Better to have lived and lost - the concept of a life worth living.

This chapter describes out the key features of the "life worth living" concept as they have been recently discussed in the academic literature. It suggests how they might be applied in farm, companion, laboratory and wild animals; considers possible ethical principles involved; ways to evaluate...

Author(s)
Yeates, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advice for other cat carers.

In this chapter the author gives his general advice to all cat owners on the following: basic behavioural and welfare needs of cats, shelters and catteries requirements, husbandry and general care procedures, hygiene, adoption and foster care.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cats, babies and children.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Teaching your cat or kitten to accept veterinary examination.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approaching, stroking and picking up.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
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Cover for Living with and loving a pet with behaviour problems: the impact on caregivers.

Author(s)
Buller, K.; Ballantyne, K. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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