Should Dogs Being Given Medication for Behavioral Problems?

While visiting the human doctor recently for a yearly checkup, a conversation ensued about dogs that led to the topic of giving a dog medication for behavioral problems. The doctor explained that her dog continually had behavioral issues: He was nervous, scared, and in her words, “not trainable” from one supposed trainer after another. She reported that anti-anxiety and … [Read more...]

How to give dogs medication

Ah, the dreaded pill; the one that makes your dog flee for cover and hide behind the love seat. Though something pet parents dread, here are a few tips for helping Fido swallow a pill and move on with wagging, playing, napping, and all the other fun things dogs do. * Ask the veterinarian if a chewable form of medication is available; sometimes tablets are flavored and able to … [Read more...]