Overgrooming cats, acral lick dermatitis, oh my! Can pets really lick out of habit? Is that chocolate Lab really paw chewing due to stress?
Knowing whether a case should be sent to behavior or dermatology can be tough! Luckily, this episode features Dr. Chris Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC from Animal Behavior Clinic (Portland, OR) to help answer all of these questions. As a behaviorist, Dr. Pachel is able to give amazing insight of how common pets lick and chew due to stress, anxiety, etc. It is an informative (and fun!) conversation about a very common topic.