Good pet behavior is a sign of good pet health.

Similarly, bad pet behavior can be a medical issue in disguise. Pet behavior is a living, breathing, barking, meowing barometer of their overall wellness. Knowing how to “read” your dog or cat is an important part of their ongoing preventive care. The more you know, the sooner you can address underlying health problems.

Browse this selection of articles and downloadable handouts to learn how to spot red flags, what drives certain behaviors and how to address any behavioral problems.

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