Common reasons for a behavioural consult:

  • Destructive
  • Aggressive
  • Uncontrollable barking
  • Lacking social skills
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Noise phobias
  • Hyperactive/uncontrollable
  • Inappropriate urination or defecation

What is done during an initial Behavioural consultation?

  • A thorough history is taken during an initial consultation, which allows the veterinarian to get an idea of what is exactly going on with your pet’s behaviour.
  • Physical examination is performed to ensure that the behaviour is not related to physical injury.
  • A Discussion of possible treatment options.
  • Blood tests are necessary for those needing medication to ensure your pet is metabolically well.

Additional costs

  • Revisits
  • Blood tests
  • Medications including pheromones
  • Behavioural training (done with Behavioural trainer)

Common Outcomes

  • Information about the particular behavioural problem
  • Printed action plan for particular behavioural problem
  • Use of Pheromone therapy to assist with behaviour
  • Use of medications to aid behaviour modification
  • Advice for behavioural training to retrain acceptable behaviour

* Not all consults will have one of the above outcomes.