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Ellen Lindell, VMD, DACVB Offers the Veterinary Behaviorist Perspective

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Date: October 02, 2009

Author: APDT

October 1, 2009 - The veterinary perspective is so important when evaluating behavioral cases with dogs.  Is a dog aggressive because he has an underlying thyroid condition or hormonal imbalance? Is he suddenly ‘forgetting’ his housetraining skills because he has a urinary infection?

As trainers, we have to always have a good foundation in what behavioral issues just might have a solid basis in medical conditions.

Ellen Lindell, VMD, DACVB, offers you this veterinary and behavioral perspective.  On Saturday, October 24th, she will present case studies to illustrate when medical issues affect behavior as well as demonstrate how a dog trainer can evaluate when medical intervention might be necessary.

Many times, behavioral modification goes hand-in-hand with veterinary practice.  Ellen can offer perspectives on when and what types of behaviors medication might be effective for like in cases of separation anxiety or aggression.

This session will enhance your knowledge of the dog physicality and also enhance your training abilities.  You will learn to recognize when a trip to the vet can really be a benefit to your training. This is a must see conference session!



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