There are many explanations in the community regarding what causes therianthropy or how to explain the experiences we call therianthropy.

At present, nobody really knows why we experience what we do. However understandably everyone has a theory. You may find it helpful to read these explanations, as understanding them may help you in your efforts to understand your experiences.

If you follow this link, you can find a publicly accessible board where members of the Therian Guide community have posted some of their theories in the hopes of explaining theriantropy.