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SAS Test

Chapter 39-Animal Behavior

Conditioning The process of teaching an animal an action in relationship to another action. Example: Rewarding a dog for coming when a clicker sound is given.
Modeling When an animal learns a behavior through watching other animals conduct the behavior. Example: Hunting behaviors.
Imprinting A learned behavior due to a process that must occur within a distinct, usually short, time period.
Coprophagic Eating feces
Instinctive behaviors Occur naturally to an animal in a reaction to a stimulus.
Pheromones Present in the urine, give all who encounter the marks left by others a variety of messages, including sexual receptiveness, eating habits, age, and overall health.
Inappropriate Elimination House soiling
What are 6 types of aggression? Fear, Territorial instincts, Possessiveness, Dominance, Pain, and Mating/Sexual Behavior.
Cribbing When horses chew on an area and suck in air.
Veterinary Animal Behaviorists Specialized veterinarians that have a special interest and experience in animal behavior problems.
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