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Behavior

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dvm360.com: Jul 06, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Things we do every day can be stress triggers for our beloved pooches. Here's how pet owners can help break the cycle of stress for their best friends.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Sweltering heat, booming thunder, and fireworks that sound like gunshots?! Summer can be scary and uncomfortable for pets. Here's how to help them deal.
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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Jul 01, 2015
Are you ready to join the Fear-Free revolution? Here are 10 simple and practical ideas you can use immediately to work toward Fear-Free veterinary visits. (Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., Ceva, and Elanco)The Fear-Free™ initiative promotes the practices, methods, and tools that calm veterinary patients and create low-stress environments to encourage better healthcare, more satisfied and compliant clients, a happier staff, and a healthier bottom line. Here are 10 steps toward Fear-Free™ visits to take the “pet” out of “petrified” and get pets back into your practice.
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dvm360.com: Jun 19, 2015
Fear-Free veterinary visits start before the dog trots through your front door. Pet owners can help by training these three behaviors to make the exam a less stressful experience.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 18, 2015
Veterinary behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi says it depends on what the pet owner wants out of the relationship.
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dvm360.com: Jun 12, 2015
At Bigger Road Veterinary Center in Springboro, Ohio, pets can pop in anytime to get used to the environment. And get a treat.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 11, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Puppies can play rough. So to ensure a lifetime of safe and happy interactions, teach pet owners to play appropriately with their new puppy from the start.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 11, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
It's tempting to rush over to pet a new furry friend, but this can be scary for pets. Check out this video for do's and don'ts when it comes to meeting a new puppy. Then share it with your clients.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 04, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Here’s a cat’s-eye-view of a feline fine exam where the cat gets the power to choose how he experiences a visit to the veterinarian.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 02, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Bonding hormone improves cue-taking ability in dogs, researchers assert.