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 = 1493480681, expire = 1493567081, 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>Throwing a ball for a game of chase is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for many owners and their dogs. For other owners canine chase behaviour turns into a nightmare when their dog chases cyclists, cars or sheep. When their dogs choose what to chase it can compromise owners financially, cause the target severe injury or even death, and threaten the life of the dog. A good trainer or behaviour counsellor needs to be able to address inappropriate predatory chase behaviour swiftly and effectively. This book looks at the reasons for the problem, the more effective solutions and how to alter the behaviour.<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 = 1493480681, expire = 1493567081, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '1:d318634a8d7240724fbc443237a6390c' 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 = 1493480681, expire = 1493567081, 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.