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Unique social system found in famous Tsavo lions
CHICAGO—Tsavo lions, famous for man-eating at the end of the 19th century, are also novel for being maneless. Now, the first scientific peer-reviewed study of the ecology of Tsavo lions reveals that they have a unique social system. Read the Full Story
Clinical management of stereotypies in dogs
One does not treat a stereotypy but a dog suffering from a stereotypy. As, per definition, a dog doing a stereotypy is not sensitive to environmental stimuli, behavioral therapies are not treatments of choice. One has to use psychopharmaceutical drugs to modify the stereotypic behavior. Read the Full Story
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Aggressive behaviours in dogs: a new descriptive-contextual classification Bibliographical and heuristic Research
There are many different classifications of aggressive behaviours in dogs that do not seem to agree with each other. Our intention is to review and analyze these classifications and to propose a clinically operative classification based on the integration of several existing ones. Read the Full Story
Understanding Feline Behavior
Despite a longstanding interest in feline behavior, we miss understanding what is really going on in many behavior disorders. The classic error is to consider cats as little dogs and to try to apply the same rules. By respecting their genuine ethology, we can better understand feline behaviour.Read the Full Story
Impulsivity in Dogs Assessment and Treatment
Impulsivity is a trend that can be found in the expression of different behaviors. In human medicine, impulsivity is commonly linked to disorders such as impulsive aggression, pyromania, pathological gambling, and sexual impulsions (Hollander, 2000). In veterinary medicine, impulsivity is commonly referred to aggressive behavior and can be defined as a reduction or a complete lack of warning signals previous to attack. Read the Full Story
No Kill, The New Goal In Animal Control
A red pit bull was brought to the city's animal shelter in the Bronx recently with two broken legs. A shelter official contacted Jane Hoffman from the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City Animals, who called a private veterinarian. Read the Full Story
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Handling and Management Suggestions for "Dog Aggressive" dogs, and Alternative Solutions There are no training suggestions in this document, nor is it a behavioral study of these types of dogs. In this context the term dog aggression is not used lightly.
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