Post-traumatic stress, health issues and even certain odors can act as triggers.

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Why canines paw at their sleeping areas; grooming causes a poodle to have seizures.

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Heavy panting and obsessive licking could indicate a health problem.

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Dr. Fox advises getting the avid hunter to go after a laser spotlight instead.

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Before a trip, get cats and dogs accustomed to sleeping and eating in a pet carrier.

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Vet’s solution to help a male tabby stop spraying should have first ruled out other causes.

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A reader from D.C. has no regrets about expensive procedures for two cats.

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Dr. Fox prescribes diet changes to try to revers feline fur loss.

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Whistling gets a dog’s attention but causes feline confusion; gifts to animal organizations.

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Dealing with a young dog’s boundless energy; car chasing; bonding with a shy kitten.

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A change in diet is recommended for a skinny pup; concerns about mosquito spraying.

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Deciding when a dog is suffering; the colors cats can see; a dog’s sense of fairness.

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Foods can improve brain functions; deploying litter boxes; potty training a rescue dog.

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Geophagia is normal in animals and humans with anemia or other internal problems.

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Pug shows signs of neurological damage after shots; dry vs. wet cat food.

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Recovering from a severe spinal injury; dogs and ALS research; cats and static electricity.

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Preparations for moving to a new home; controlling seizures; the perils of pets in hot cars.

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Panic reactions in pets; the importance of clean drinking water.

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Letting other pets witness euthanasia; the benefits of exercise; pet ownership is on the rise.

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Acid reflux; improving circulation to avoid blood clots; leaving a cat while on vacation.

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