• Hi, my rescued terrier shows reactive behaviors outside house while on walks. He is very reactive to dogs on their walks in neighborhood, once triggered he becomes reactive to pedestrians. He has had intensive training for over 6 weeks at a kennel and train facility. 2 days ago he became reactive to the shortest and youngest family member who he was just cuddled with the day prior. Dos barks and lungs at son who is 13 and 4'11" but no one else. can Pharma help?

    Hi Adam,
    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.


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