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Old June 20th, 2007, 03:06 PM
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Vocal changes can occur because of illness, e.g. hyperthyroidism, neoplasia of the laryngeal area, renal (kidney) disease, etc. Certainly, an anxious component can also cause vocal changes/frequency/intensity. My suggestion is to always rule out a physical cause before you attempt to claim a behavioral cause. Simple blood work will rule out many physical reasons. Go see your vet with any further questions.

Dr. Van Lienden

Dr. Raymond Van Lienden DVM
The Animal Clinic of Clifton
12702 Chapel Road, Clifton
Virginia, U.S.A. 20124
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