Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Appearances Can Be Deceiving: Are You Forgetting Behavior Changes Are the Most Common Symptom of Disease and Illness? With guest CAAB Chatters Dr. Alice Moon-Fanelli and Dr. Sue McDonnell   When a pet’s behavior needs changing, what’s your first thought?  How to elicit another behavior you can reinforce?  How to prevent the expression of the…

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Environmental Enrichment – What’s Enriching, What’s Not, How Can We Tell?

Environmental enrichment for animals in a variety of settings, from zoos to shelters to private homes, is a popular and important topic.  But how can we know what is truly enriching for the animal? As an example, years ago Dr. Hetts was employed by a large metropolitan animal shelter.  A staff member suggested painting the…

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CAABs Chat About Current Events and Sacred Cows

CAABs Chat About Current Events and Sacred Cows Drs. Suzanne Hetts & Dan Estep with Special Guests Dr.  Jessica Lockhart and Nancy Williams Has domestication made dogs stupid? Some say recent research says yes. Can oxytocin make dogs friendlier?  Can a pig pheromone stop dogs from barking? Can people really read the minds of their…

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