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DR. NICHOLAS DODMAN: FELINE NON-RECOGNITION AGGRESSION

I have already addressed inter-cat territorial aggression and feline redirected aggression in earlier blogs. Another type of aggression that cats can express is referred to as non-recognition aggression. What happens in non-recognition aggression (so-called) is that a cat returning from … Continue reading

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DR. NICHOLAS DODMAN: INTER-CAT TERRITORIAL AGGRESSION

Aggression is one of the most common feline behavior problems reported to behaviorists. Cats may exhibit several different types of aggression including territorial aggression, non-recognition aggression, status-related aggression, fear aggression, redirected aggression and medically-induced aggression. Here I will address territorial … Continue reading

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DR. NICHOLAS DODMAN: HOUSE SOILING (“INAPPROPRIATE ELIMINATION”) IN DOGS

Inappropriate elimination by dogs is an extremely common problem and a tough one to live with if not resolved. All too many dogs are surrendered to shelters because of this usually treatable condition. Here are a few pointers to help … Continue reading

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DR. NICHOLAS DODMAN: ARE SHELTER PETS REALLY MORE APPRECIATIVE?

I know my dog Rusty is appreciative of being “sprung” from the shelter – he was on the very first day we got him, and still is. And my other rescued dog, Jasper, now has a spring in his step … Continue reading

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