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I’ve got a Belgian Mali of whom is 16 month and suffers

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Hi, I’ve got a Belgian Mali of whom is 16 month and suffers really bad with fear/anxiety based aggression how do I get a prescription for some medication whilst I continue to train him to help as much as possible
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: Dog
JA: Does this aggression happen all the time or only sometimes?
Customer: it’s fear/anxiety based, he’s absolutely fine around the house and people/dogs he knows - not great around others
JA: Have you tried anything so far that helps the dog with his anxiety?
Customer: just training but I’ve been reading up onClomicalm and people have seen much better results enforcing the good behaviours ect whilst on this
JA: What's the dog's name and age?
Customer: Bear, 15 Months
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Bear?
Customer: Nothing
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 13 days ago.

Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet with 10 years of clinical experience working out of West London. It will be my pleasure to help you today.

I'm sorry you've been having issues with Bear's behaviour.

Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 13 days ago.

Medicine like Clomicalm and Fluoxetine can certainly help in situations like this and can increase the chances of a behavioural programme working.

As these are prescription only medications, Bear's vet needs to prescribe them.

This usually means a consult to check him over and discuss the issues. The vet can then either issue the medicine or write a script so you can order them online.

If seen recently or his vet knows him well, they can sometimes issue a prescription without a consult.

Prescriptions tend to cost about £15.

Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 13 days ago.

How does this all sound?

Do you have any further questions today?

Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 13 days ago.

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