How Your Dog’s Gut Microbiome Affects his Behavior

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How Your Dog’s Gut Microbiome Affects his Behavior

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Canine behavioral problems like anxiety and aggression can have many causes, and an out-of-balance microbiome may be one of them.

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Learn about the Gut Microbiome’s processes and how the food your dog eats and the chemicals his gut produces can affect his behaviour, mood, and overall well-being.

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Dr. Katie Kangas owns and operates Integrative Veterinary Care in San Diego, California. She achieved her CVA certification at the Chi Institute in 2008, and followed with additional training in Advanced Acupuncture, Food Therapy, Herbal Medicine and Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM). Her areas of interest include nutrition, dental health, and pain management. Dr. Kangas also lectures and writes and has worked as a shelter veterinarian for more than 15 years. She currently works part-time for the San Diego County Department of Animal Services, and previously served as full-time medical director for the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

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