For many pet owners, the individual personality of their pet is what makes them such a great companion. We understand that when pets have behavioural problems, it can affect the quality of life of the pet, as well as being stressful to the owner.

Common behavioural issues include:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Reactivity to other dogs or people
  • Aggression
  • Storm phobias
  • Hyperactivity
  • Anxiety about being handled or visiting the vet

An extended consultation with a veterinarian is essential in understanding the history, causes and available treatment for behavioural issues.

The most effective way to manage behavioural issues is through a combination of behavioural management and modification techniques tailored to the unique needs of your pet. In some cases, medication may be prescribed by your veterinarian to carefully treat and manage your pet’s behavioural issues. Our veterinary team also works closely alongside a number of qualified dog training professionals who are able to work with us in developing a treatment plan for your pet.

Pet Care

  • If your pet is thirstier than usual it could be a sign of kidney disease. The increase in thirst may only be subtle but if you find yourself filling up the water bowl more regularly or even notice your pet drinking from the shower recess, you should arrange a check-up with us. When it comes …
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  • You don’t need us to tell you that an episode of itchy and scratchy can be extremely frustrating for your pet. If the cycle of itch, scratch, rub and lick it continues, it can leave your pet feeling uncomfortable, frustrated and downright miserable. Not to mention the need for ongoing veterinary visits and medication! A …
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  • There’s no doubt about it when it comes to dental disease it can really stink! But don’t be tempted to simply turn your head away, as bad breath can be a sign that your furry friend is suffering from dental disease, a sneaky condition that likes to creep up on them. As the disease progresses, …
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