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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Domestication and selective breeding (genetics) may lead to increasingly affectionate, socially dependent and infantilized dogs with excessive owner attachment and intolerance to being left alone.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
How a dog responds to a stimulus will be based on its genetics, socialisation and previous experience.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Many pet owners are misinformed or naive when it comes to understanding the behavioral development and training of pets.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
A veterinary visit should be the starting point for each behavior case. The first step would be to rule out any medical factors that might be contributing to the behavioral signs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2008
In this article, I discuss 10 common myths about animal, particularly canine, behavior--misconceptions that may increase the likelihood that a pet will develop a behavior problem and, thus, can lead to the pet's abandonment or euthanasia.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2008
There are a variety of behavioral services that should be provided by every veterinary clinic, including pre-selection counseling, preventive counseling, castration and spaying, puppy and kitten classes and obedience training, behavior screening, behavior counseling and the sale of behavior products.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Davis, Calif. -- Contrary to historical recommendation, the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) now is taking the position that puppies should begin socialization before all their vaccinations are complete.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2008
Unfortunately, anyone can call himself or herself an animal behaviorist.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
This problem may relate to one of several causes as well as breed dispositions.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Despite the fact that cats are known for their fastidious eliminative behavior, problem elimination, especially urination, is the most frequent category of behavioral problems in feline practice.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Wherever a veterinary practice may be established, issues concerning animals arise in the community.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Elderly people and others who are vulnerable due to disabilities potentially can benefit the most from canine companionship.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Many people working in the health professions wish to somehow incorporate animal-assisted activities or therapy into their work, either in the workplace or as an occasional activity.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
As a veterinarian who serves clients owning a dog, there are two issues to be concerned with that involve dog bite law.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Family veterinarians are expected to be all-around authorities on dogs and cats from the standpoint of physiology, pathophysiology, problem behaviors and even interesting tidbits of canine and feline behavior.