Behavior Counseling

Pet Behavior Counseling

Green Acres Kennel Shop offers behavior consulting for cats & dogs.

Typical behavior problems with dogs include but are not limited to: aggression and reactivity (growling, barking, lunging, and/or biting of people, dogs, or other animals), resource guarding (food, spaces, objects, and people), fears and phobias (thunderstorms, loud noises, children, fireworks, separation anxiety, etc.), destructive behavior, nuisance barking and excessive stress and anxiety. Typical behavior problems for cats include aggression towards people or other pets and litter box issues.

The following article from my blog, Help! My Dog is Aggressive, Reactive, Fearful, Anxious, etc. – What do I do?, will give you some guidance on my recommendations on how to proceed. -

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Frequently Asked Questions

The following are typical questions people ask about our pet behavior consulting services.

What is Pet Behavior Consulting?

Pet Behavior Consulting involves working with you and your pet to resolve problem behaviors that are usually occurring due to a specific emotional state of the animal. Typical behavior problems we deal with include: aggression and biting, separation anxiety, inappropriate urination and defecation, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, resource guarding, fears and phobias and other stress related behaviors.

Our goal is to help you better understand the normal and abnormal behavioral patterns of dogs in general, as well as understanding the individual needs of your particular pet. We provide you with a behavior modification protocol to assist in the resolution of the problem behavior. Here at Green Acres, we also recommend treatment with

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