Road to better pet behavior: Books for the veterinary clinic


Dr. Wayne Hunthausen recommends these books and resources as books for a client lending library or part of a veterinary practice's resources.

Click on these links to find Dr. Wayne Hunthausen's recommendations to build your own behavior knowledge and create a lending library for clients and team members:

For clients

> Cat Behavior and Training: Veterinary Advice for Owners (TFH, 1996; note: Dr. Hunthausen is an editor)

> The Cat's Mind: Understanding Your Cat's Behavior (Howell, 1995)

> The Culture Clash: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding the Relationship Between Humans and Domestic Dogs (James and Kenneth, 1996)

> Doctor Dunbar's Good Little Dog Book (James and Kenneth, 2003)

> Dog Behavior and Training: Veterinary Advice for Owners (TFH, 1996; note: Dr. Hunthausen is an editor)

> Don't Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training (Ringpress Books, 2002)

> Excel-Erated Learning: Explaining How Dogs Learn and How Best to Teach Them (James and Kenneth, 1996)

> How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves (TFH, to be published in 2010)

> The Perfect Puppy: How to Choose Your Dog by Its Behavior (Barnes & Noble, 2001)

> The Puppy Primer (McConnell, 2010)

> The Right Dog for You: Choosing a Breed That Matches Your Personality, Family and Lifestyle (Fireside, 1983)

> Your Purebred Puppy: A Buyer's Guide (Holt, 2000)

For the clinic

> Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007)

> BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine (BSAVA, 2010)

> The Domestic Cat: The Biology of its Behaviour (Cambridge University, 2000)

> Feline Behavior: A Guide for Veterinarians (Saunders, 2003)

> Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats: Techniques for Developing Patients Who Love Their Visits (CattleDog, 2009)

> Manual of Parrot Behavior (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006)

> Practical Applications and New Perspectives in Veterinary Behavior, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice (Saunders, 2008)

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