Choose the Correct Behavior Medication

Christine D. Calder, DVM, DACVB, Calder Veterinary Behavior Services, Portland, Maine

ArticleLast Updated June 20231 min readPeer Reviewed
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Which behavioral drug would you choose?

Treatment for behavior problems often includes a combination of behavior modification and medication. Drugs that target neurotransmitters involved in emotional regulation and learning can be beneficial as part of a complete treatment plan. Definitive diagnosis is required prior to initiating treatment.