Posts tagged "Dr Gary Landsberg"

Pheromone Products Lower Anxiety Bar in Pets

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Anxiety levels in pets can be diminished using copies of pheromones (called Adaptil for dogs or Feliway or Feliway Multicat for cats), according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg. Pheromones can also be used as a preventative to avoid behavior problems related to anxiety. So when a new pet is brought into a household, or... Read more »

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 »

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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Decoding Dogs, Vet Behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg Answers

Decoding Dogs, Vet Behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg Answers
These reader questions were answered by Thornhill, Ontario, Canada-based veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg, a contributing author to “Decoding Your Dog” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27), also including segments by fellow members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. The book is co-edited by myself and veterinary behaviorists Dr. Debra Horwitz and... Read more »

Veterinary Behavior Symposium: Experts Answer Pet Behavior Questions

Veterinary Behavior Symposium: Experts Answer Pet Behavior Questions
CHICAGO, IL. — These reader pet behavior questions were answered by experts from around the world attending the Veterinary Behavior Symposium July 19 in Chicago, just prior to the 150th Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Members of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and American College of Veterinary Behavior hold this forum... Read more »

Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat; Questions Answered by Dr. Gary Landsberg

Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat; Questions Answered by Dr. Gary Landsberg
“Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat,“ 3rd Edition, by Dr. Gary Landsberg, Dr. Wayne Hunthausen and Dr. Lowell Ackerman (Elsevier Publishing, 2013; $93) is an ultimate reference. It’s true this definitive 454 page volume is a resource for veterinary professionals, it may also be a valuable reference and guide for dog trainers, professional behavior... Read more »
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R. K. Anderson, No One Stood as Tall in Veterinary Medicine

R. K. Anderson, No One Stood as Tall in Veterinary Medicine
Few pet owners will recognize the name Dr. R.K. Anderson. Yet, your pet has benefited from his advocacy. A press release from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine called Anderson, who passed away October 19 at age 90, a “gentle giant” in the world of veterinary medicine. Though, giant isn’t a large enough... Read more »

New Papers from Pet Behavior Experts

New Papers from Pet Behavior Experts
Pet behavior experts gathered Aug. 3 in San Diego, CA, for the annual American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior meeting. Research and studies were presented just prior to the Annual Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Here are some highlights: FISH PROTEIN MAKING HAPPY DOGS The first presentation... Read more »

Highlights from American Veterinary Medical Association Convention

I like ambassadors - she is Joan Embery Ambassador of the San Diego Zoo....SInce I''ll be seeing the mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Joan offered many tips. We talked about disappearing world wildlife, and places she's been around the world. We also talked about the new Merck Veterinary Manual available as an app.
Much of what’s here will take your behind-the-scenes of the great education conference – the American Veterinary Medical Association annual Convention, in San Diego, CA from August 3 to 7. Hundreds of continuing education activities were offered to veterinary professionals. And some of us did more….as you can see, including a 90th birthday party for... Read more »
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Reader Questions, Cat Doesn't Like Going to Vet; Impact of Pulling on Leash; Hyperesthesia syndrome

Reader Questions, Cat Doesn't Like Going to Vet; Impact of Pulling on Leash; Hyperesthesia syndrome
Q: Our cat, who’s at least 12 years old, has always been traumatized during her yearly veterinary exams. On her most recent visit, the vet indicated the cat’s heart was galloping, apparently because the visit was so stressful, and prescribed Atenolol. What can we do to make these trips less traumatic? Also, when we’re away... Read more »