Sharon L. Crowell-Davis, DVM, PhD, DACVB
Used to treat anxiety and phobias in all species and treat behavioral disorders in which anxiety is a contributing factor.
Compulsive behaviors seem abnormal because they are displayed out of context and are often repetitive, exaggerated or sustained.
There is probably not one simple answer to the how and why of separation anxiety!
How motivated are the owners to resolve the problem? (How much time, effort and money are they willing to put into treatment?)
That branch of veterinary medicine which deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of behavior problems in non-human animals.