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Denver Post: New trick for shelter dogs: How to conquer separation anxiety

Behaviorist Rhea Dodd worked with Peggy Coolehan to ease her dog Sparky's separation anxiety. She recommended making his environment rewarding with toys, treat and scents. more


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Mo's guest will be Dr. Rhea Dodd, DVM, MA. She is a Veterinarian who practices veterinary acupuncture and chiropractic therapy with astounding results. Dr. Dodd is also a Animal Behavior expert. We'll talk about the animal/human connection, alternative medicine for animals and how to deal with pet issues. Of course, it's live and unpredictable.

Dr. Rhea Dodd, DVM, MA runs Gentle Vet, P.C., in Colorado. She started as a conventional Veterinarian but has shifted to Veterinary Acupuncture, Chiropractic Medicine and animal wellness. She truly loves animals and is a gentle, kind person who keeps our friends from surgery if possible and in as much comfort as possible.

Denver Post | Home alone: Why some dogs go on a rampage
October 24, 2010 - It turns out that whether a dog displays separation anxiety or not depends on whether the canine has an optimistic or pessimistic take on life. And why should anybody care that much? Ask Dr. Rhea Dodd, a veterinary behaviorist who knows of freaked-out canines that have become so agitated that they frantically smashed through windows and drywall... Read full article here


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  • You are always so caring, so absolutely expert, a great teacher to me-I'm a better caregiver because of you-so sweet and loving to my dogs. Your kindness and caring about me as well are so evident. There's no doubt in my mind that you gave Cassie more years. She and I are eternally grateful.
    - Bev, Dog Owner

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IVAS and CSU certified in Veterinary Acupuncture :: IVCA Certified in Veterinary Chiropractic