- Posted March 23, 2014 by
George Town, Texas
Expert Talks On Animal Anxiety And The Proper Way To Treat And Manage
Animal anxiety usually happens. In some cases, this condition is already observed when the pet is still at a very young stage. There really are pets that were born with anxiety; that with this condition, really have to be treated and properly managed. Anxiety can also set in some cases like animal abuse, attack, or have been through event that really scared them.
According to Dr. Scott Lackenby, an experienced Pymble vet that works at Gordon Vet Hospital on the North Shore of Sydney; that he used to handle puppies with anxiety problem during consultation. These puppies are timid, making a growling sound that indicates fear during examination. The usual assessment of vets on this condition is that anxiety on animals doesn't not actually caused by how these animals had been handled by their owners; it's just that animals can sometimes have anxious personality. With animals wherein the problem sets at young stage, the problem can certainly be treated by behavioral approach that applies good psychological methods. in some cases, pets are also been given medication to overcome anxiety.
Owners must not take everything for granted and should not think that their pets' behavior such as aggressiveness, being overly timid and unsociable are part of their growing up and their condition will just eventually improved. Developing the pets' socialization can be possible in a class handled by an expert trainer who used practical methods. Owners really have to consider these methods rather than getting angry, yelling and punishing their pets that have anxiety. By doing this to the animals, particularly on dog, doing such acts on dogs will only worsen its condition and will likely encourage aggression o the pet owner.
Pet owners having these problems on their animals especially on puppies, really need to see or call their local Pymble vet to check on the puppies condition if there are physical abnormalities that possibly caused pain on animals. Pain on animals can certainly bring them uneasiness that is why pain must be stop first before further assessment.
With pets having behavioral problems, they can be refer to a veterinary behavioral specialist that exclusively handle the behavioral issue of animals.
If dog trainer is what you are looking, it is really proper to get suggestion from Pymble vet like the Delta Society or the Association Of Pet Dog Trainers that can be checked on their website - www.deltasociety.com.au and www.apdt.com.au respectively. Just be careful in looking for an advise on dog training as there are dog trainers that still use the tradional methods which can sometimes be damaging if used unsuitably with dogs having anxiety.
To know more on behavioral assessment of your pets, animal owner can have an appointment with ku-ring-gai veterinary who practice their expertise like Gordon Vet Hospital or visit this site, a link about different anxiety problem.