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Although it is a relatively new field, pet psychiatrists are now a recognized and important professional in the pet world. Unbalanced or unstable pets can often benefit greatly with the use of the services of a pet psychiatrists. Having an unbalanced pet is a problem more common that you may think. Many people think that all they need to do to keep their pet healthy is to feed them, love them, let them outside to relieve themselves and provide a place for them to sleep.  But each pet is a unique individual and has its own character and personality.  Just...

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Dogs, like people, can suffer from various mental health issues. They can become depressed, and within this depressed state suffer from loss of appetite, loss of interest in normal activities, or weight loss. They may seem to mope around a lot and be distracted during your attempts for their attention. Dogs can suffer from aggression, which can also be a mental health issue. And, they can become timid or fearful. If your dog suffers any of these mental health issues, regular exercise may help him to snap out of it. Consider your dog in a depressed state, perhaps because of...

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Although cats and dogs are the most common type of pets for most families to choose, there are other pets that can be very rewarding as well.  Having a pet in the family home can fill a gap in life that otherwise may be unfilled.  Pets can provide individuals with acceptance and emotional satisfaction that may be lacking in other ways. They also provide a way for families to bond together, and they can teach valuable life lessons to children. Other pets that you may choose to share in your family home could include small animals like a hamster or...

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  It is very important that your pets get the right amount of exercise in order for them to stay physically and mentally healthy.  Often this means that a dog should be walked for at least a ½ hour or 45 minutes per day.  Without this amount of regular exercise your dog could become tense or mischievous and look for ways to dispel his energies. If you do not have time to walk your dog then you may want to hire professional dog walkers to provide this service for your pet.  Simply put, dog walkers come to your home are...

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Does your dog have behavior problems? Does your dog chew furniture and destroy your house when you are not home? Is your dog aggressive with other dogs or people? Does your dog bark excessively, or maybe he excessively digs holes in the yard?  He may even defecate or urinate in the house. All of these problems could be as a result of your dog getting insufficient exercise. A dog with excess energy needs exercise to spend that energy, otherwise he may find his own ways to react to that pent-up liveliness. If he is not exercised regularly he will become...

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