Getting Started Week 51 - Challenging Pet Behaviors
Imagine being in a different country,
being put in a home by the government, being told that's where you were going to live
and that you would be a
low ranking member of the family who would need to learn the language to
do what you were told. Imagine the stress! Some people would
adapt better than others.
Learn about the unique needs and genetic tendencies of your dog's breed.
It is important to feel compassion for canines who must continually adapt and learn to
fit in with a human family.
Behavior problems may be the only symptoms of a serious disease or
condition such as hypothyroidism, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, or metabolic
dementia. Even minor conditions such as fleas, dermatitis, ear or
bladder infections, dental pain, or allergies can contribute to
your puppy's frustration and inability to settle or comply with your
Your veterinarian can give your puppy a thorough medical evaluation that
includes a physical exam, blood, urine, and fecal tests, and even
radiographs to rule out internal causes of stress, pain and frustration.
If you are experiencing ANY frustration with your puppy, we are here to
help! After ruling out physical problems, learn more about the causes of
challenging behaviors by having your veterinarian call Dr. Rolan Tripp's
Behavior Practice, at 1-800-372-3706 Ext. 82 to learn about the pet behavior
history analysis of your puppy.
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