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SYMPTOM DOG Eating Feces (Coprophagia) in Dogs

Coprophagia describes the behavior of eating feces. While distasteful to humans, this is a relatively normal behavior for dogs. There are a few medical causes which include malnutrition, Cushing’s disease, cognitive dysfunction, and anxiety

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SYMPTOM CAT Pica (compulsive eating of non-food items) in Cats

Pica is a behavioral symptom where cats compulsively eat non-food items. It is an uncommon symptom in cats. This abnormal behavior can indicate an underlying medical issue such as infection or nutritional deficiency, or may be due to stress.

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SYMPTOM DOG Bowel Incontinence in Dogs

Canine bowel incontinence is the inability to control defecation. Incontinence is distinct from inappropriate elimination or house-soiling, in that the bowel movements occur without the dog’s awareness.

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SYMPTOM CAT Bowel Incontinence in Cats

Bowel incontinence in cats is involuntary passage of feces, and appears to happen without awareness. This symptom is not to be confused with straining to defecate or inappropriate defecating/house soiling.

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SYMPTOM HORSE Poor Performance (Ring Sour) in Horses

Owners and trainers often describe poor performance when there is either a decrease in previously achieved performance levels, or a horse is unable to reach a new, expected level of performance.

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CONDITION DOG Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety occurs when a dog develops a disproportionate fear or agitation in response to being separated from their owners or housemates.

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CONDITION DOG Obsessive Compulsive Disorders in Dogs

Obsessive compulsive disorders are uncommon in dogs and characterized by repetitive behaviors so intense they are difficult to interrupt and interfere with daily life.

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CONDITION DOG Anxiety Disorders in Dogs

Canine anxiety disorders are characterized by disproportionate fear in response to stimuli that are not dangerous. Examples include storm phobia and separation anxiety.

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CONDITION DOG Noise Aversion in Dogs

Noise aversion describes a true phobia (mental disorder) triggered by a particular noise or loud noises in general. It affects approximately 30% of dogs.

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SYMPTOM DOG Pica (compulsive eating of non-food items) in Dogs

Pica is an uncommon, abnormal behavior where dogs will obsessively or habitually consume non-food items such as rocks,

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SYMPTOM CAT Pacing in Cats

Pacing and circling is uncommonly observed in cats, though occasional pacing and circling are normal behaviors.

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