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Behavioural Medicine

Behavioural medicine focuses on the physical and emotional health of domestic animals so they can determine the cause of a behavioural problem.

Overview

Behavioural medicine focuses on the physical and emotional health of domestic animals so they can determine the cause of the behavioural problem and create a treatment plan to get you and your pet back onto a normal routine.

Why should I consider behavioural medicine for my pet?

The goal of behavioural medicine is to diagnose the physical or emotional condition and to enable the pet owner and pet to lead happier and safer lives.

The types of conditions veterinary behavioural medicine treats are: fears and anxiety, aggression, bathroom accidents, compulsive or repetitive behaviours, cognitive dysfunction, basic manners, and socialization.

When should I consider behavioural medicine for my pet?

If your pet is behaving in an undesirable way or you believe your pet's behaviour puts them or others at risk, then you should consider seeing a behavioural specialist.

How is my pet cared for during behavioural medicine therapy?

There are many types of behavioural therapy to treat your pets depending on what behaviour they are displaying. This is done under strict supervision and they are given plenty of space. These protocols can help your pet become more comfortable when surrounded by other pets and humans.

For more information, please contact us and we will help you understand and address your pet’s behaviours.