At McKenzie Veterinary Services we recognize that a healthy pet needs to be healthy in body but also in mind. The term "Domesticated" implies that animals follow our rules for acceptable behaviour..but wait a minute..they are just doing what animals do naturally to survive....mark objects in their territory with pee, scratch objects to mark or sharpen claws, defend or fight for food or territories, mate with anyone, eat any food left about, attack others they think may have threaten them, etc. These are just normal animal behaviours. But they are not often things we want to deal with as owners.
One of the major reasons for euthanasia of healthy pets is because of seriously bad behaviours that drives pet owners to see no other option. By far the most common…