Posts tagged "tail chasing"

Compulsive Disorders in Pets, Veterinary Behaviorist Offers New Insight

Compulsive Disorders in Pets, Veterinary Behaviorist Offers New Insight
Compulsive behaviors in pets? No kidding…..Veterinary behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi discusses if these behaviors are truly like compulsive behaviors in people, offers several examples and what to do about it; listen HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World. The important thing, for starters, is to know that fly swatting (dogs snapping at imaginary flies), tail chasing... Read more »

Pet Behavior Myths

Pet Behavior Myths
I love this story at DVM 360, “!0 Life Threatening Behavior Myths,” by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Valerie Tynes. It’s a particularly well written read but an important one because animals really do lose their lives as a result of these myths. Behavior problems continue to be the leading cause of relinquishment and euthanasia of pets... Read more »