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

Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats Techniques for Developing Patients Who Love Their Visits

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Publisher's Synopsis

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 resource 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 videos 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.

Book information

ISBN: 9780964151840
Publisher: CattleDog Publishing
Imprint: CattleDog Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 636.7
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 468
Weight: 1192g
Height: 246mm
Width: 165mm
Spine width: 25mm