Dr. Dodman will address the role of fearfulness and territoriality in generating aggression to strangers both on and off the owner’s property will be described with emphasis on the critical importance of early socialization even before vaccination is complete. Territorial aggression will be discussed as that arriving from fear or dominance or a combination of these two factors and different treatment approaches for both will be outlined. The natural behavior of predatory aggression will be featured toward the end of this talk and its unnatural expression when directed toward people and moving objects. Proper control and treatment of predatory aggression will be discussed. This video is ideal for Veterinarians, Vet Techs, Behaviorists, Animal Trainers, Owners and Hobbyists.
THE WELL ADJUSTED CAT SEMINAR SERIES
A PetDocs Presentation
Presentation by: Dr. Nicholas Dodman, BVMS
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
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Dr. Dodman, founder and Director of the Animal Behavior Clinic at Tufts University, appears regularly on radio and television including: 20/20, Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Dateline, World News with Peter Jennings, Discovery Channel, NOVA and Animal Planet. In addition, Dr. Dodman is a columnist for the American Kennel Club’s quarterly publication, AKC Family Dog. Dr. Dodman has also authored 9 books including “The Dog Who Loved Too Much”, “Dogs Behaving Badly” and “The Cat Who Cried for Help”.
This video qualifies for 0.5 trainer CEUs