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NEED HELP WITH UNWANTED PET BEHAVIOUR?

Click here to find an APBC member in your area

 

destructive chewing dog

What sort of problems can a Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors help me with?

The range of behavioural problems exhibited in companion animals is varied, they include: aggression, destructiveness, toileting problems, marking, spraying, self mutilation, vocal behaviour, nervousness, car travel, livestock chasing and general control. The APBC can offer help with these and any other behaviour problems.

 

How can a Member of the APBC help me?

In the treatment of behaviour problems it takes time to establish cause and develop treatment plans that are suitable for the owners circumstances. The APBC represents a network of experienced counsellors who, on referral from veterinary surgeons, are able to offer the time and expertise necessary to achieve these objectives at an affordable cost.

 

What happens at the time of consultation?

Consultations are held on an appointment basis, either at one of the regional clinics or in your own home. They normally last 90 minutes - 2 hours. If possible all family members involved should be present. A history of the problem will be taken and your pets temperament assessed after which the counsellor will explain the motivation for the behaviour and help you devise a treatment programme.

 

What happens after the consultation?

Treatment programmes vary according to the nature and severity of the problem. Often only one consultation is necessary. Further advice and after-care can be provided via the telephone. Where treatment dictates it, a follow-up appointment can be arranged. A report outlining the therapy will be sent to you and your veterinary surgeon.