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I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian about this issue. Reacting the way you are describing at a family member is concerning. This is likely primarily a behavioral issue but there can be an underlying medical or physical component as well. Your vet can examine and screen him for any non-behavior underlying causes. If these are present it is important to treat them as behavior modification won’t work very well if there are any of these issues. If this is primarily a behavioral issue your vet can work with you on a behavior modification plan that is specific to your pet and his environment. This may include medications as well. If needed your vet may refer you to a specialized trainer or a vet who specializes in behavior issues.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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