About this site:

This site is designed to help general veterinary practitioners disseminate behavior-related content to their clients to assist pet owners in understanding, managing and even improving their relationship with their dog. Each “bit” is approximately 3 – 5 minutes in length.

To help educate pet owners about the behavior content provided on this site, please feel free to share the audio and/or blog content on your clinic’s social media platform by clicking on the icon associated with that recording. Should you have any questions or issues with sharing this content, please reach out with the form below.

The information on this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical disease. Always contact you veterinary practitioner if you suspect your dog has medical condition. Should the content on this site prompt further questions about your dog’s behavior, please speak directly with your veterinarian.

About the Author:

Dr. Debra F Horwitz graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her other accomplishments and credentials include:

  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
  • Frequent lecturer in both North America and abroad
  • Her newest Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior 2nd edition was published in January 2018
  • Author and editor of several books, including ISFM’s Feline Stress and Health (2016) and Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare (Rodan & Heath 2016)
    • Her other books include the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine 1st and 2nd  editions, and co-author of the Lifelearn Behavior Client Handouts
  • The lead editor of a book for pet owners authored by diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Decoding your Dog published in January 2014
  • Co-editor of a book for pet owners authored by diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Decoding your Cat published in July 2020.
  • Past president of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, 2006-2008
  • 2012 recipient of the Veterinarian of the Year
  • NAVC 2012 and NAVC 2014 Small Animal Speaker of the Year

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