Behavior Counseling
Pet Behavior Counseling

Green Acres Kennel Shop co-owner Don Hanson is credentialed by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) as a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) and Associate Certified Cat Behavior Consultant (ACCBC). He is also credentialed as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) and as a Bach Foundation Registered Animal Practitioner (BFRAP) by the Bach Foundation. Don offers the following pet behavior consulting services:

  • Which Pet Is the Right One for Me? – This service is for those that are considering getting a pet or adding a pet to their existing family and seek advice on selecting a pet that will best meet their expectations given their current lifestyle and environment as well as what they envision for the future. A pet is a long-term commitment, and during your pet's life, many things in your life can change. We might move
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

Don's Credentials
Don's CV

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