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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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Human-directed aggression in cats can include the following: play, fear, petting Intolerance, status related, redirected, and sexual.
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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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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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Housesoiling is the most common behavior problem for which cat owners seek help.
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One of the most crucial steps in working up a dog aggression case is assessing the danger inherent in the situation.
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Fears and phobias may be due to a pet's genetics, learned from an unpleasant experience or result from inadequate socialization.
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Feline behavior problems can be a real challenge to correct, but with a little forethought and the right information, owners can easily prevent most common problems.
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Benzodiazepines facilitate GABA in the CNS by binding to GABA-A receptors.
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How SRIs, SSRIs, SNRIs, and TCAs can help treat behavior problems in animals.
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Most avian practitioners and many owners understand the importance of yearly physical examination for disease prevention and care of the physical health of the bird.
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Behavioral practice requires many components.
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Canine behavior problems can be a real challenge to correct, but with a little forethought and the right information, owners can easily prevent most common problems.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
What produces stable social groups with little to no overt aggression and high levels of affiliative behavior?