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1

What is a phobia and give a behavioural example?

An extreme irrational fear of a specific object or situation- an extreme emotional response

Separation anxiety

2

What is almost always needed in order for a successful behaviour modification programme for separation anxiety?

Vet referral for pharmaceutical intervention

3

What is dog reactivity leash frustration?

Reactivity and aggression caused by frustration at not being able to follow through with previously reinforced behaviours- in this case gaining access to other dogs

4

What set up is used to reduce leash frustration?

Parallel walking, gradually reducing the distance as excitement diminishes

5

What body language in a dog shows they are telling someone to back off?

When the whites of the dogs eyes are showing

6

How can you increase the dogs ability to share?

Change the conditioned emotional response of human approach from negative to positive at earliest back off signal

7

What is a behavioural problem?

Any behaviour that is defined as a problem by the owner, a vet, by the law it has implications on the welfare of the animal

8

What are the initiating factors?

Those which culminated in the onset of the problem

9

What are the maintaining factors?

Those that serve to perpetuate the behaviour