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PetMD Editorial
May 12, 2014

By Sid Kirchheimer A once perky pooch may now be listless and withdrawn. Or a dog who previously had the tolerance and patience of Job might have turned aggressive, snapping at the kids or destroying furniture. Could these be signs of depression? “It’s hard to know for… Read More

Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB
Sep 05, 2012

Treating Compulsive Dog Behaviors By Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB Can dogs have OCD? Not really, but they do get compulsive behaviors. What is the difference? Obsessive compulsive behaviors include obsessive thoughts, which don't apply to dogs since we can’t know what they… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 09, 2011

By Turid Rugaas Excerpted from the book Barking - The Sound of Language, with permission from Dogwise Publishing. Dogs have many different ways of expressing themselves beyond barking. Most (but not all) dogs communicate in a similar manner and these expressions can usually… Read More