1. How did Braitman become interested in mental illness in animals?
2. Why is it not totally surprising that animals can suffer from emotional distress or mental illness?
3. The video discusses giving animals human medications like anti-anxiety or anti-depression drugs. Do you think animals should be treated with drugs used for mental illness? Why or why not?
4. Why do veterinarians often ask about an animal’s behaviors and life during an office visit?
5. How could thinking about an animal’s mental health influence veterinary care?