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Behaviour

September 2021

Behaviour and welfare of the elderly pet

It is essential to alter husbandry and management of elderly pets to tackle the effects of the physical and behavioural changes associated with senescence and to provide a good quality of life

Cage-related aggression in parrots

Misunderstood ideas surrounding “height dominance” are prevalent in parrot culture, but there are simple steps you can take to reduce cage-related aggression and behaviour

August 2021

Nursing hospitalised rabbits

It is essential to reduce the stress of rabbit patients and produce a high welfare capacity in order to achieve a positive outcome during hospitalisation

June 2021

May 2021

Why does the mental health of animals matter?

Knowing how your pet senses and experiences the world and considering how this influences their behavioural responses will ensure a pet of any species remains stress free, and is both physically and mentally healthy

Helping clients gain success with toilet training

Toileting in undesirable locations can have significant implications on the relationship between caregiver and puppy or dog, and the training methods used can set the groundwork for how future training is conducted

April 2021

Managing the geriatric dog

As dogs get older and become less physically and mentally able, veterinary professionals can make recommendations to owners in order to improve their welfare

March 2021

July 2020

Happy minds and healthy bodies

Why we need to consider the mental well-being of our pets in the same way as we need to think about our own mental health

June 2020

April 2020

October 2019

July 2019

June 2019

December 2018