Behavior Counseling

Pet Behavior Counseling

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

Don Hanson is a Bach Foundation Registered Animal Practitioner (BFRAP) accredited by the Bach Foundation, and a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC), and Associate Certified Cat Behavior Consultant (ACCBC) credentialed by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). He offers behavior consultations at his facility, Green Acres Kennel Shop, in Bangor, Maine. Don’s recommendations are based on his training and knowledge as well as personal experience. He has lived with pets that have exhibited undesirable behavior from mild separation anxiety to serious aggression.

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

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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