TAKE A FRESH LOOK AT BEHAVIOUR

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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>The APBC (Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors) has re-launched its web site. The new look site, which can be found at <a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk\" title=\"www.apbc.org.uk\">www.apbc.org.uk</a> , has been designed to be more user friendly and Full Members of the Association can now easily be found by geographic region. Vets and clients can quickly locate their nearest practitioner by clicking on the appropriate area on the UK map. This links to a quick reference list which also distinguishes the species seen by individual counsellors.</p>\n<p>New for pet owners is a &lsquo;Top 10 Tips&rsquo; section providing useful information on keeping pets stimulated and happy. Dogs, cats, rabbits, horses and even rats are featured in an easy to read bullet point format. Owners who are experiencing problem behaviour with their pet now have a valuable source of information that they can turn to, in the first instance.</p>\n<p>The APBC represents an international network of qualified and experienced behaviourists working on vet referral. Many of the members are at the forefront of behavioural research and are recognised authors in this area of study. The very recently published (April 2004) book &lsquo;The APBC Book of Companion Animal Behaviour&rsquo; is already on its second print run.</p>\n', created = 1490271933, expire = 1490358333, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:bfbda3228fd58824d20de07f790b38b4' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>&nbsp;The dog has been mankind\'s faithful friend for tens of thousands of years, yet today finds itself in crisis throughout the western world. &nbsp;Until just over a hundred years ago, most dogs worked for their living, and each of the many breeds had become well suited, over countless generations, to the task for which they were bred. &nbsp;Now, in their purely domestic roles, we fail to understand their needs. And it is time someone stood up for dogdom - for the real dog, the pet that wants to be one of the family and enjoy life.<br />\nBiologists now know far more about what really makes dogs tick than they did twenty years ago - and John Bradshaw has been at the centre of that research. &nbsp;However, this new scientific understanding has been slow to percolate through to owners and has not yet made enough of a difference to the lives of dogs themselves. &nbsp;This book is here to set the record straight! - Paper Back Book<br />\nPrice includes UK P&amp;P. Please email <span class=\"spamspan\"><span class=\"u\">info</span> [at] <span class=\"d\">apbc [dot] org [dot] uk</span></span> for international postage.</p>\n', created = 1490271933, expire = 1490358333, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '1:92f80eed3239ae4fdd1eb20bb2b02f8b' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<div align=\"center\" style=\"text-align:center\">&nbsp;</div>\n<div align=\"center\" style=\"text-align:center\"><em>This information can be downloaded as a pdf document by clicking <a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/system/files/private/chinchilla_fact_sheet.pdf\">here</a>.</em></div>\n<div align=\"center\" style=\"text-align:center\">&nbsp;</div>\n<div style=\"text-align:center\" class=\"rteleft\"><b><span style=\"font-size:14.0pt;line-height:150%;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;<br />\ncolor:#31849B;\">Introduction</span></b></div>\n<div style=\"text-align:justify\"><span style=\"line-height:150%;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;\">Chinchillas are South American rodents with soft, dense coats, large ears and eyes and a long hairy curled tail. &nbsp;They are becoming increasingly popular as pets in the UK and can commonly be found for sale in pet shops. </span></div>\n', created = 1490271933, expire = 1490358333, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:3a2783bd53f8084201bf9a90e461f241' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
Date Released: 
01/05/2004

The APBC (Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors) has re-launched its web site. The new look site, which can be found at www.apbc.org.uk , has been designed to be more user friendly and Full Members of the Association can now easily be found by geographic region. Vets and clients can quickly locate their nearest practitioner by clicking on the appropriate area on the UK map. This links to a quick reference list which also distinguishes the species seen by individual counsellors.

New for pet owners is a ‘Top 10 Tips’ section providing useful information on keeping pets stimulated and happy. Dogs, cats, rabbits, horses and even rats are featured in an easy to read bullet point format. Owners who are experiencing problem behaviour with their pet now have a valuable source of information that they can turn to, in the first instance.

The APBC represents an international network of qualified and experienced behaviourists working on vet referral. Many of the members are at the forefront of behavioural research and are recognised authors in this area of study. The very recently published (April 2004) book ‘The APBC Book of Companion Animal Behaviour’ is already on its second print run.