Fearful pets are animals that need attention addressed to their behavior. The behavior serves a purpose for that animal and if you don’t pay attention to you, you may likely reinforce another undesired behavior. Karen Becker recently wrote an article on “What Your Vet Should Never Do If Your Pet Is Fearful”. A fearful animal can become a dangerous animal if its behaviors are not respected.
I work with a lot of undomesticated animals. A fearful animal can be a very dangerous animal. So how do we deal with this? In this article you will read her advice and her approach. Dr. Becker also shares a few training videos with different animals I work with and shows how I prepare an animal for a vet visit and veterinary exam. Click on the link above to read her article.