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Q. Any suggestions on helping a dog with OCD? He circles around the toilet screeching, licks/scrapes his teeth on the same part of the wall over & over.

Answered By
AMANDA MILLER COOK

A. Sorry got cut off accidentally. Again, do not let him engage in those behaviors if possible because it may be self rewarding. You may also want to look into his diet and change to a higher quality if needed or possibly add vitamins to his daily intake. You may want to consider, also, speaking with a veterinary behaviorist. Medical intervention and prescribed medication might be necessary.

Answered By
AMANDA MILLER COOK

A. Lots of exercise and games with mental stimulation such as filling a kong toy with kibble or puzzle type toys. Also keep the areas he performs the behaviors off limit so he is not able to keep engaging in those behahi


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