Dutch translation: vlieghappen

English term or phrase:fly-snapping
Dutch translation:vlieghappen

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05:54 Jan 28, 2011
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Medical - Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Additional field(s): Livestock / Animal Husbandry
English term or phrase: fly-snapping
Definition from Glossary of Veterinary Terms :
Repeated snapping at non-existent flying object has been associated in BMDs with partial seizures, in some cases with ear infections, and in a few cases with food allergies. Some forms may be alleviated by seizure medications. A few have been alleviated with behavioral modification techniques, which may indicate that some forms are simply behavioral problems often caused by boredom.

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  • Dogs display many different kinds of compulsions, such as spinning, pacing, tail chasing, fly snapping, barking, shadow or light chasing, excessive licking and toy fixation. ASPCA
  • Shaman also suffered from fly snapping (biting at imaginary flies) and hysterical running. Kim Murphy Net
  • My 5 year old Shepard mix has began fly snapping in he last few months. Discuss Dogs
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'Vlieghappen' bi honden is het voortdurend happen naar denkbeeldige vliegende objecten. Komt voor o.a bij epilepsie aanvallen.
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'Vlieghappen' bi honden is het voortdurend happen naar denkbeeldige vliegende objecten. Komt voor o.a bij epilepsie aanvallen.

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  • "Gedeeltelijke epilepsie. Bij deze vorm is er sprake van afwijkend gedrag zoals bijvoorbeeld ‘vlieghappen’ waarbij de hond naar denkbeeldige vliegen in de lucht hapt, of het rondjes rennen achter de eigen staart aan." - Dierenartsenpraktijk  
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