Behavior

Are we stressing our cats out?

Eating issues in cats—whether too much or too little—may have a behavioral cause. Here’s why, and what to do about it.

‘Are you home yet?’ Diagnosing separation anxiety in dogs

Distinguishing separation anxiety from other behavioral concerns requires a careful patient history and the owner’s cooperation.

The link between dermatology and behavior in companion animals

Tonight at the Fetch dvm360 virtual conference, a veterinary dermatologist and a veterinary behaviorist team up to answer your questions about the interplay between behavior and skin problems.

Is it ‘cattitude,’ or is that feline in pain?

Identifying and responding appropriately to both acute and chronic pain requires an understanding of the nuances of feline behavior.

Cannabis in veterinary medicine: The other “Wild West”

CBD and cannabis are a hot topic in veterinary medicine today, but how do you know whether you can trust the information provided in articles and lectures?

When cats get hangry…

A new study finds an explanation for why it’s so difficult for owners of obese cats to restrict their pet’s diet.