Management of Common Canine Behavioral Problems

75.00
Online
Elective
Learning objectives:

  • Describe the laboratory diagnostics and necessary behavioral history required to arrive at a behavioral diagnosis. 
  • Describe the principles of desensitization and counterconditioning, including how these principles apply to the management of veterinary behavioral cases.
  • Compare and contrast four drug classes used to treat behavioral problems.
  • Describe four common anxiety-related conditions in dogs.
  • Identify common themes in the treatment of canine fears and anxieties, including behavior modification and psychotropic medications. 
  • Explain the differences between owner-directed aggression and fear aggression, and how those differences affect case management.
  • Utilize behavior modification techniques to manage canine inappropriate elimination.
  • Explain behavioral and medical approaches to canine cognitive dysfunction. 
  • Define critical socialization periods in puppies.
  • Develop a plan for preventing behavior problems in young canine patients.
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Management of Common Canine Behavioral Problems

75.00
Learning objectives:

  • Describe the laboratory diagnostics and necessary behavioral history required to arrive at a behavioral diagnosis. 
  • Describe the principles of desensitization and counterconditioning, including how these principles apply to the management of veterinary behavioral cases.
  • Compare and contrast four drug classes used to treat behavioral problems.
  • Describe four common anxiety-related conditions in dogs.
  • Identify common themes in the treatment of canine fears and anxieties, including behavior modification and psychotropic medications. 
  • Explain the differences between owner-directed aggression and fear aggression, and how those differences affect case management.
  • Utilize behavior modification techniques to manage canine inappropriate elimination.
  • Explain behavioral and medical approaches to canine cognitive dysfunction. 
  • Define critical socialization periods in puppies.
  • Develop a plan for preventing behavior problems in young canine patients.