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Behavioral Protocols

By Dr. Karen L. Overall Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Small Animals, 1997

Below are excerpts from Karen Overall's book.
Click on each link to read a PDF from each section.

B-1 Protocol for Deference: Basic Program

B-2 Protocol for Relaxation: Behavior Modification Tier 1

B-3 Behavior Modification Tier 2: Protocol for Desensitizing Dominantly Aggressive Dogs

B-4 Behavior Modification Tier 2: Protocol for Desensitization and Counterconditioning Using Gradual Departures

B-5 Protocol for Teaching Your Dog to Uncouple Departures and Departure Cues

B-6 Tier 2: Protocol for  Desensitizing and Counterconditioning a Dog (or Cat) from Approaches from Strangers

B-7 Tier 2: Protocol for Desensitizing and Counterconditioning Dogs to Relinquish Objects

B-8 Tier 2: Protocol for Desensitization and Counterconditioning to Noises and Activities that Occur by the Door

B-9 Protocol for Dogs With Protective and/or Territorial Aggression

B-10 Protocol for Dogs With Interdog Aggression

B-11 Protocol for Dogs With Dominance Aggression

B-12 Protocol for Treating and Preventing Attention-Seeking Behavior

B-13 Protocol Basic Manners - Housebreaking

B-14 Protocol Introduce New Pet to Household Pets

B-15 Protocol Cats with Elimination Disorders

B-16 Protocol for Introducing a New Baby and a Pet

B-17 Protocol for Dogs with Separation Anxiety

B-18 Protocol for Dogs with Fearful Aggression

B-19 Protocol for Cats with Intercat Aggression

B-20 Protocol for Cats with Play Aggression

B-21 Protocol for Redirected Aggression in Cats (and Dogs)

B-22 Protocol for Status-Related Aggression in Cats

B-23 Protocol for Treating Fearful Behavior in Cats and Dogs

B-24 Protocol for Dogs and Interactions with Food, Rawhide, Biscuits and Bones

B-25 Protocol for Handling and Surviving Aggressive Events

B-26 Protocol for Teaching Children (and Adults) to Play with Dogs and Cats

B-27 Protocol for Choosing Collars, Head Collars, and Harnesses

B-28 Protocol for Cats with Pica or Inappropriate Ingestion Conditions Including Wool Sucking

B-29 Protocol for Cats with Barbering, Licking, or Over-grooming Conditions