How ‘brain candy’ helps pets
June 18, 2018The female pit bull had a tough-chick approach to life: Be aggressive first; ask questions later. Her owner was a dog trainer and had taught her well as far as obedience training, but the dog was aggressive toward other dogs in the home and toward some humans.
Dog and cat behavior myths debunked
February 9, 2018Veterinary behavior is a relatively new specialty in our profession. Unfortunately, as such, plenty of old wives tales persist. As veterinarians and veterinary nurses, we critically evaluate and use evidenced-based medicine for our patients on a daily basis, and this should apply to behavior and training, as well.
Study: Pet owners more satisfied with clinics that play classical music
July 5, 2017The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association has released the abstract of a paper called “Effect of different types of classical music played at a veterinary hospital on dog behavior and owner satisfaction.”