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Itchy skin is linked to behavioural problems in dogs

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There are many factors that can influence a dog’s behaviour and underlying medical reasons are just one. Now, a new study has shown that itch severity in dogs with Apotic Dermatitis (cAD) is associated with behaviours typically considered undesirable, for example: mounting, chewing, hyperactivity, eating faeces, begging for and stealing food, attention-seeking, excitability, excessive grooming […]

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So your dog humps? It’s ok.

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I was speaking with one of my students at Puppy & Dog School and the discussion of mounting cropped up.  Her not quite 11 weeks old puppy had mounted some friends recently and she was told it was because her little one was being dominant.  It is sweeping statements like these made by well-meaning friends […]

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