In an interview, Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC, detailed his upcoming lecture he will be presenting at the Fetch dvm360® conference, 'Medical Conditions Masquerading as Behavior Problems.'
In an interview with dvm360®, Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC, lead clinician and practice owner of Animal Behavior Clinic in Portland, Oregon, described the talk he will deliver on conditions that may appear to be behavioral patterns, but actually indicate a medical concern to help veterinary professionals make a more accurate diagnosis.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.
Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC: For a lot of veterinary practitioners, we are well accustomed to doing physical exams and recommending diagnostic tests for those conditions that clearly identify themselves as primary medical concerns. And yet, not all of us are as equally versed in understanding which are perhaps some of the behavioral concerns or complaints or frustrations that our clients may be experiencing that look like [a pet's] behavior pattern but may actually be an indication of an underlying medical issue.
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