Behavioral Counseling

If someone were to ask you what it is you love about your pet, you could probably list dozens of little things that entertain you and touch your heart. Yet, in the back of your mind you might be thinking about that one unwanted behavior – that one bad habit – that just drives you crazy.

As much as you adore your four-legged friend, sometimes just one negative behavior can really stand in the way of enjoying your relationship with them. In fact, behavior problems are one of the most common complaints that we get from pet parents, which is why we’re happy to provide assistance through our behavioral counseling services.

The team at Pet Med Clinic is trained and experienced in handling a broad range of companion animal behavior issues. We can work with you to determine what’s causing your pet to act out, and then arm you with the tools, education and support you need to overcome that bad behavior once and for all. Some of the behavior issues we can provide assistance with include:

  • House training problems
  • Excessive barking
  • Aggression
  • Destructive behavior
  • Biting
  • Chewing
  • Digging
  • Anxiety/fear

The first step involves ruling out any potential medical causes for your pet’s behavior. Once we’ve got a clean bill of health, we’ll get to work determining the exact cause of the problem. This is the most important step, because often times one small behavior is merely a symptom of a larger underlying issue. For instance, a pet that become destructive when left alone may actually be suffering from separation anxiety. Only when we understand the real issue can we take the appropriate steps to overcome the problem once and for all.

You adore your pet, and you want to enjoy all of your time with them without having to worry about that one nagging behavior issue. If you’re struggling with behavior issues, don’t suffer another moment. Let’s work together to help restore peace back into your home.

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