Often the problem we see with our pets has nothing to do with a physical ailment but it is behavioral. Some behavioral problems can be so serious that they threaten the life of the pet when a frustrated or fearful pet owner can no longer cope with the difficult or aggressive actions of their pet and are considering euthanasia.
Veterinarians are well trained in pet behavior and are prepared to counsel and teach pet owners on how to treat their pet's fear, anxiety or aggression based problems. At times medications may even be prescribed as part of the treatment protocol. Additionally, a referral to a behavioral specialist may be warranted.