Feline Aggression Treatments: Managing Owner Expectations

March 4, 2018

Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB, owner of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service, says that managing owner expectations is something she and her team speak about regularly.

Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB, owner of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service, says that managing owner expectations is something she and her team speak about regularly.

When sending a pet owner home with a supplement, pheromone, or medication in hopes of minimizing their cat’s aggression, Dr. Radosta says she is very clear about the level of change the pet owner may recognize. She adds that it’s also important to let pet owners know that the first treatment may not be the one that works, because treating behavioral issues is not as clear cut as treating infections.