Posts tagged "Dr. Debra Horwitz"

Anxious Pets 101 with Dr. Gary Landsberg

Anxious Pets 101 with Dr. Gary Landsberg
High anxiety is the cause of many behavior problems of dogs and cats, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg, who is a contributor to a book authored by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, “Decoding Your Dog,” (which I co-edited with Dr. Debra Horwitz and Dr. John Ciribassi). Listen HERE to my conversation about... Read more »

Pet Behavior, Don't Be Afraid To Talk About It

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Behavior issues are the number one cause of pets being relinquished to shelters. Dr. Kate Crumley, immediate president of the American Animal Hospital Association says that clients are sometimes too embarrassed to bring up behavior problems, or feel that it makes them look like ‘bad’ pet owners. Others just don’t believe their veterinarian is interested. When... Read more »

Pet Behavior Problems

Pet Behavior Problems
Anytime you note a change in behavior in your dog or cat, contact your veterinarian. It’s my mantra these days. And I’m not alone, Dr. Kate Crumley, president of the American Animal Hospital Association agrees. Listen HERE as Dr. Crumley explains on nationally syndicated Steve Dale’s Pet World  that you should always think about any changes... Read more »
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Experts Answer Pet Questions: North American Veterinary Conference

Experts Answer Pet Questions: North American Veterinary Conference
ORLANDO, FLA. — Experts converged to teach veterinary professionals at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando Jan. 17-21. Some of those renowned experts took time to answer your questions. Q: Molly, my 5-year-old Jack Russell, had her teeth cleaned previously with no problems. About a month ago, after having her teeth cleaned again, she... Read more »

Dog Behavior Questions Answered: Decoding Your Dog

Dog Behavior Questions Answered: Decoding Your Dog
Your dog behavior questions are answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Valarie Tynes of Sweetwater, TX, a contributing author of Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Behaviors (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014),. This is the first ever book authored by members of the... Read more »

Behaviorists Decode Dogs, Answering Your Questions

Behaviorists Decode Dogs, Answering Your Questions
These reader questions were all answered by contributing authors of “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27), written by members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. I co-edited the book with veterinary behaviorists Dr.... Read more »
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Dog Behavior Questions, Answered by Dr. Melissa Bain

Dog Behavior Questions, Answered by Dr. Melissa Bain
These reader questions were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Melissa Bain, Associate Professor of Clinical Animal Behavior at the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Bain is a contributing author to “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones,” authored by various members... Read more »

"Decoding Your Dog:" Behavior Advice From Experts

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“Decoding Your Dog,” - the book I co-edited with Dr. Debra Horwitz and Dr. John Ciribassi, and authored by members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists explains usual and unusual dog behaviors, both. When it comes to barking at other dogs, veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta says patience and persistence are key. And what... Read more »

35 Years Ago You Wrote 'Good Dog,' I Want Your Latest Book

35 Years Ago You Wrote 'Good Dog,' I Want Your Latest Book
Q: Many years ago, I used your ebook “Good Dog! Practical Answers to Behavior Questions” to guide me. Now, 35 years later, I’m getting a new dog. Where can I find your latest book? — M.V., via cyberspace A: Actually, “Good Dog” was published only three years ago, in 2011. Either you are doing your math... Read more »
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Steve Dale in Kankakee to Decode Your Dogs

Steve Dale in Kankakee to Decode Your Dogs
“Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” is a book I co-edited with Dr. Debra Horwitz and Dr. John Ciribassi.  The authors are the members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists….You asked me to make an appearance outside Chicago – how about... Read more »