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Cheryl Falkenburry, Animal Behavior Consultant, helps make sense of mind-boggling animal behavior. Below are some typical problems encountered while people share their life and homes with cats and dogs. Can't find your problem in the list? Then e-mail Cheryl your questions, and she'll do her best to help you solve the problem.
NEW! You can now read Cheryl's behavior articles from the Rural Virginian at The Rural Virginian. (This link will take you away from this website.) Go to the Opinion columns and just look for her name. Numerous articles are archived for your reading enjoyment and education.
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Please be sure to get professional help whenever dealing with aggression problems. Also have your animal checked by a veterinarian whenever behaviors suddenly change. Sometimes health issues can be the problem. Good nutrition is also important. The brain needs proper fuel to function at its best!