Unlike humans, most pets seem to be in perpetually good moods. They're ecstatic when you arrive home from work, are always ready to play and enjoy keeping you company whether you're cooking dinner ...View Article
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You love your pet, there’s no question about that. In fact, you see them not as just an animal, but as a special part of the family. What happens, though, when a certain four-legged family member exhibits behaviors that are less than becoming?
The fact is, the way your pet behaves can mean the difference between a happy, balanced home and chaos. Bad pet behavior can make it difficult to develop that all important bond with your pet, and to truly embrace their role in your family. If you’re dealing with negative behavior, whether it’s house training problems, destructive behavior, aggression or something else, you’re not alone! The trained professionals at Happy Tails can help.
Pets act out for a wide variety of reasons. In many cases, the negative behavior is actually just a symptom of a much deeper problem. For instance, a dog that eliminates in the house or destroys your property while you’re away from home may actually be suffering from separation anxiety. Additionally, certain medical conditions can manifest in ways that mimic behavior problems. In order to truly get the behavior under control, we must first get to the bottom of what’s causing that behavior in the first place.
We are well qualified and experienced in diagnosing and addressing behavior problems with an approach that combines skills from veterinary clinical medicine, behavioral medicine, and professional pet training techniques. We will work with you to determine the root cause of the problem, and then develop a plan of action that will get real, permanent results. Some of the pet behavior problems we can help with include:
Dealing with negative pet behavior can be frustrating, especially if you’re not a trained professional. If you’re struggling with your companion’s bad habits, don’t go it alone. Let us help you and your pet overcome bad behaviors once and for all, restore peace and balance in your home, and bring out the well behaved member of the family we know your pet is capable of becoming.