Cath Rivron (BVSc (Hons), MRCVS)
Vet Behavioural Therapy
Mobile 027-434-6104 | Landline (03)-434-9945
vet@vetbt.co.nz
Willow's Word...

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Love your pet but not their behaviour?

Hello and Welcome!

Are you concerned about your dog or cat’s behaviour?

You have come to the right place. I offer consults based on referral from your veterinarian or directly with yourself. Together we will work through a behavioural history, formulate a diagnosis and set up a treatment plan. We go through the teaching and learning steps required for behavioural change for the family and your furry friend.

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Good behaviour starts with good mental health

Sometimes the behaviours that our pets do are not through a lack of training. There are medical conditions that can change your pet's behaviour. There are also mental conditions that influence your pet's behaviour. These emotional and mental health cases require behavioural modification and medication and will not really change with training alone. There are lots of beautifully trained obedient dogs that have problems in certain situations. There are also cats that have everything they could wish for but still do things we don't like. The cause of the problem needs to be identified correctly to start the treatment in the correct direction.

Your concerns will be dealt with professionally and taken seriously.

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Dog jumping up? Pulling on lead? Help is here

Haven’t we all at some time or another wished our dog or cat would do something different? We will all have seen, heard about or experienced pet behaviours that cause problems … the good news is that there are ways to help pets and owners towards a solution.  

Training doesn't solve a lot of problems and there are no quick-fixes but there are options and answers … you don’t have to struggle alone with a problem pet. I can do training sessions for you and your dog (or just your dog) to sort out issues you may be having. 

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