IFAAB CASE REPORT GUIDELINES
Each case study submitted for presentation at IFAAB should consist of a
statement of the problem or the owner’s presenting complaint and the following
A description of the animal(s) (sex, breed, age,
size, medical conditions), household composition (people and other animals), and
setting (farm, house, apartment, stable, corral, size of cage at zoo, etc.)
objective description of the behavior, the context in which it occurs and an
adequate base-line frequency of the target behavior prior to time of
(from theory, research, or their integration) for assessment of the behavior d.
If appropriate (some cases may not include a treatment procedure), an initial
treatment plan, including reference to specific technique(s) used.
appropriate, an outcome measure, or measures over the course of treatment.
appropriate, a description of unsuccessful as well as successful procedures in
reducing/resolving the behavior following treatment
for which aspect(s) of the study would be important to discuss.