Scientific research shows dogs are emotional beings and can suffer mental health challenges. Mental health in veterinary circles is now being structured into a separate department of study.
Dogs can suffer from
- Unprovoked acts of aggression
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Separation Anxiety or Panic Disorder
- Extreme fear
- Neurological diseases and disorders
Full article Yahoo! Voices: The Signs of Mental Illness in Dogs