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Purdue Veterinarian Studies Compulsive Behavior In Dogs

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Dogs' quirky, unexplainable repetitive behaviors can be part of an anxiety condition known as canine compulsive disorder. Andrew Luescher, director of Purdue's Animal Behavior Clinic and one of about 30 board certified animal behaviorists in the country, estimates that 2 percent of the dog population has canine compulsive disorder.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Dogs' quirky, unexplainable repetitive behaviors can be part of an anxiety condition known as canine compulsive disorder.


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