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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Drugs are not a new aspect of veterinary behavioral medicine, but coming more into the forefront.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Veterinarians are faced with the short life spans of their patients, providing them a large number of aged patients with chronic conditions and requiring special care.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Virtually all family veterinarians are commonly asked to recommend a breed of dog that is best for a particular client.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Definite personality changes and behavioral problems can be extremely challenging to the practitioner and extremely frustrating to the client.
Jun 01, 2008
Behavior is an important piece of the fabric of veterinary medicine. We need to be knowledgeable about the effects of behavior on a patient's welfare, stress levels, and medical problems and on the human-animal bond.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2008
In this video, Dr. Shull discusses listening to clients' concerns about their overactive pets, plus offers advice for clients whose dogs pull on their leashes.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2008
Talking to pet owners about separation anxiety.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2008
A dog's constant, repetitive licking of objects or surfaces is a problem whose frequency is difficult to determine. This licking may occur often, but because it seems harmless and may only be somewhat annoying, many owners accept this unusual behavior or simply ignore it. However, some owners will inquire about it during a routine checkup and ask for advice.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Roughly 10 million dogs and cats are euthanized (killed) in shelters every year, and most of these animals are relinquished because they have behavioral problems that the owners can't (or don't want to) deal with.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Veterinary behavior: The branch of veterinary medicine which deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of behavior problems in non-human animals.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Human-directed aggression in cats can include the following: play, fear, petting Intolerance, status related, redirected, and sexual.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Solitary: A species in which individuals form no enduring social relationships, living most of their lives in a solitary condition, and forming no enduring pair bonds.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Obsession: "...persistent idea, thoughts, impulses, or images that are experienced as intrusive and inappropriate and that cause marked anxiety or distress".
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Housesoiling is the most common behavior problem for which cat owners seek help.