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Why vets say they're prescribing pets more antidepressants

A dog presses its nose against a window while watching passers by. (Vadim Ghirda/AP)
A dog presses its nose against a window while watching passers by. (Vadim Ghirda/AP)

Are pets — and specifically dogs — in the middle of a mental health crisis?

Vets across the country say they’re prescribing more mood stabilizers for pets.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with STAT’s Sarah Owermohle about why.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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