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Making Sense of Behavioral Medications: A Practical Approach to Their Use in Dogs & Cats

Judicious use of psychotropic medications is important in improving the welfare of the pet, improving behavior issues, as well as the quality of the human animal bond. Learn which medications to use when and why.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by educational grants from &...

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Compulsive and Repetitive Behaviors: 'Round & 'Round We Go - How Medications Can Help

This seminar will review the causes, differential diagnosis, and treatment of abnormal repetitive behaviors including drug selection and use.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by educational grants from  VCA  in conjunction with NAVC 2016 as part of the NAVC...

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Feline House-Soiling

Feline house soiling (toileting in the wrong location) and marking are the most common behavioural problems of cats and the most annoying to our clients. Because house soiling can often be precipitated by medical problems, a good physical examination and urinalysis are essential for all patients that are house soiling. In a retrospective study of cats with problem elimination behaviour, sixty percent of the cats had a history of FUS/LUTD 1 . Inappropriate elimination can also be a symptom of...

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Agresividad canina hacia miembros de la familia

La agresividad es el problema de conducta más importante en los perros y aquella que afecta a la familia (AF) con la que convive el perro es la que motiva más consultas.Su tratamiento supone un reto importante, entre otras cosas por el conflicto que se presenta con frecuencia entre la necesidad del profesional de abordar el problema desde un punto de vista científico y la visión de los propietarios acerca de la motivación del perro para agredirles, así como las emociones (frustración,...

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The Core Competency Often Ignored: Incorporating Behavioral Medicine and Care in Daily Practice

This course will provide you with guidance on behavior treatment options and interventions, along with ways to include each member of your team when implementing core behavioral practices. Featuring the AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines.Created and produced by VetFolio with educational funding provided by the American Animal Hospital Association, Virbac and CEVA.Don't forget to join our LIVE message board Q&A in the VetFolio Community on Wednesday, September 16...

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Diagnosing and Treating Aggressive Dogs: So Many Medications, So Little Time!

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Aggression is a serious and dangerous problem. Dogs that react in an aggressive manner towards people or other dogs can be managed using the 3 M approach-behaviour modification, environmental management and medication. Knowing which medication to use when and why...

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Tricks of the Trade: The Latest, Greatest Tools and Techniques for Behavior Practice

Looking for more ways to help your patients with emotional disorders? What about new tools to help you to safely manage your patients in the hospital? In this lecture, participants will learn about the newest products, medications, tools, and procedures used in veterinary behavior, which techniques and products have evidence behind them, the most tried and true techniques, and the products which are not worth trying.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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By the Way Doc, My Dog Bit Someone: Diagnosis and Treatment of Behavior Cases in Primary Care

Behavior cases can be treated properly within the confines of a 20- or 30-minute appointment. This practical, case-based lecture will outline how to approach behavior cases in the primary care setting, in which clients often bring up their pet’s behavioral signs at the last minute. Want to incorporate behavioral medicine into your practice, but not sure how? This lecture will get you started.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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Behavior: It's Tough Being Home Alone

Clients are often concerned about canine behavioral issues. This issues can result in a variety of issues such as destroyed furniture, howling, barking and aggression. This session discusses different diagnoses and how to address them.Please note: If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.

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What Techs Need to Know About Behavior Drugs

Veterinary professionals often receive little formal education on animal behavior. When it comes to behavior drugs, the education is also relatively slim. With more clients aware of the availability of veterinary behaviorists or of the fact that their pet could benefit from the use of medications, there is an increased likelihood that you will see patients that are on behavior drugs or supplements. It’s important to be aware of the effects these medications have and how best to support your...

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