Puppies On Prozac

How It Started: Veterinarians saw a chance to help pets in distress Judgment: When pets are happy, their owners are happy too

Sit. Heel. Mellow. An increasing number of veterinarians are prescribing human psychiatric medications for dogs and cats with behavior problems. The drugs have not yet been specifically approved for this purpose by the FDA, although the practice is legal. Says Nicholas Dodman, director of the Tufts University Animal Behavior Clinic and author of a new book, If Only They Could Speak: Stories About Pets and Their People (Norton): "It's got to the point now that if you don't know...

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