The Ethology of Domestic Animals Edition 3

An Introductory Text

Edited by Per Jensen
November 2017
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  • Published
    16th November 2017
  • ISBN 9781786391650
  • Language English
  • Pages 304 pp.
  • Size 7.5" x 9.625"
  • Images 100 color illus
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Completely updated, revised, and redesigned in color throughout, this classic text continues to provide a concise introduction to the important fundamentals of animal behavior from genetics, physiology, motivation, learning, and cognition to social and reproductive behavior, abnormal behavior, and human-animal interactions.

This new edition includes:
- Concise, comprehensive coverage of all the fundamentals of animal behavior in companion, farm, and laboratory animals
- The latest evidence-based information on animal behavior and welfare from expert authors and key opinion leaders from around the world
- A revised layout and design with easy to find key information at a glance, making it an ideal rapid revision tool
- New chapters on fur animals with the inclusion of more species and expanded sections on canine behavior

This text remains a highly respected, essential resource for both students and lecturers in animal and veterinary science, animal welfare, zoology and psychology.

1. The Study of Animal Behaviour and its Applications, Per Jensen
2. Behaviour Genetics, Evolution and Domestication, Per Jensen
3. Behaviour and Physiology, Anna Valros and Laura Hänninen
4. Motivation and the Organisation of Behaviour, Georgia Mason and Melissa Bateson
5. Learning and Cognition, Michael Mendl and Christine J. Nicol
6. Social and Reproductive Behaviour, Daniel M. Weary and David Fraser
7. Play and Ontogeny of Behaviour, Susan Held
8. Introduction to Animal Personality, Hanne Løvlie
9. Abnormal Behaviour, Stress and Welfare, Linda Keeling and Per Jensen
10. Human-animal Relations, Susanne Waiblinger
11. Behaviour of Domesticated Birds: Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks, Joy Mench
12. Behaviour of Horses, Daniel Mills and Sarah Redgate
13. Behaviour of Cattle, Cassandra B. Tucker
14. Behaviour of Sheep and Goats, Cathy Dwyer
15. Behaviour of Pigs, Marek Špinka
16. Behaviour of Dogs, Deborah L. Wells
17. Behaviour of Cats, John Bradshaw
18. Behaviour of Foxes and Mink Kept for Fur Production, Anne-Lene Hovland, Leena Ahola, Jens Malmkvist
19. Behaviour of Laboratory Mice and Rats, Hanno Würbel, Charlotte Burn and Naomi Latham

Per Jensen

Per Jensen is an Associate Professor, Masters Programme in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice, Diakonhjemmet University College, Oslo, Norway.