Fact or fiction? Food rewards can reinforce fear aggression

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Fact or fiction? Food rewards can reinforce fear aggression

Fiction! Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta sets everyone straight on this myth.
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Jan 04, 2016

As the story goes, giving pets food while they're stressed out reinforces fear aggression. Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta is here to refute that myth. In fact, food rewards should become a vital part of every exam, as appropriate, to help keep veterinary patients' stress levels low. Dr. Sarah Wooten interviews.