Behavior

New app offers remote access to veterinary behavior specialists

This unique telehealth platform enables both veterinarians and pet owners to gain insight from board-certified behaviorists.

National Dog Bite Prevention Week efforts focus on COVID-19 pandemic

Our current state of affairs affects companion animals as well as the people who care for them. The National Dog Bite Prevention Week Coalition outlines why it’s more important than ever to incorporate dog bite prevention education into client communication.

AAFP to hold inaugural e-conference in April

This virtual conference, hosted by the American Association of Feline Practitioners, will allow veterinary professionals to participate from the comfort of their desks or on the go.

Ask this question when you see clients using harmful training techniques

Bad pet training advice abounds, and when you see it being implemented by your clients it can be tricky to know what to do. According to veterinary behaviorist Dr. E’Lise Christensen, the key is to start with a question, not correction.

When felines attack: 5 reasons cats go berserk

Veterinary behaviorist John Ciribassi, DVM, DACVB, shared thoughts at Fetch dvm360 San Diego on the reasons cats get aggressive and how veterinary professionals can help clients deal.

Dale, Downing: Why veterinarians should say no to declawing—and what to say instead

Pet expert Steve Dale and pain management guru Dr. Robin Downing offer insight on some alternatives to feline onychectomy that you can share with your clients.