Particularly, if you notice a sudden, dramatic behavior change in an adult dog, teamwork will be essential in discovering the underlying cause and addressing it to bring your pet relief. The post describes how pet guardians, animal behavior professionals and veterinarians can all work together to help our pets.
An excerpt: Of course, there could be a hundred reasons under the sun why a dog has begun displaying a particular behavior. One of the first things owners and professionals should be looking for, however, is a potential medical cause – more importantly, to eliminate one. When the behavior is something different than you are used to seeing, or contrary to the dog’s usual personality/temperament, it is time to whip out the magnifying glass and examine things a little more closely.
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About the Author
C.C. Bourgeois, CPDT-KA, CSAT, PMCT is the Owner and Lead Trainer of Wonder Dog University in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. She is a Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer, Victoria Stilwell Academy Faculty Advisor and Pat Miller Certified Trainer.