Registered Veterinary Nurse Zoe Hockley RVN, has undertaken an additional qualification in behaviour therapy for dogs and cats.
Behavioural Consultation & Advice At Folly Gardens
Registered Veterinary Nurse Zoe Hockley RVN, has undertaken an additional qualification in behaviour therapy for dogs and cats. Zoe has helped pets and their owners with a great number of behavioural problems including:
- Separation Anxiety
- General anxiety
- General lack of owner control/training
- Aggression towards people/other animals
- Noise phobias, such as fireworks
- Neutering advice – some male dogs may be unsuitable candidate for castration
- Compulsive behaviours – barking, traffic, chasing issues etc
- Inappropriate urination
- Multicat household issues
Our behavioural consults are £45 for an hour session, which includes a full written report, recommended plan of action as well as a follow up telephone consult call. Further consultations to review the progress are charged at £15, usually lasting 30 minutes. Zoe works closely alongside out Veterinary surgeons, as sometimes behaviours issue can have a medical component too. We will support you and your pet long term, and any unusually severe issues can be referred to the Langford University Behavioural Team if required.
Complimentary Nurse Clinics
Complimentary nurse clinics will continue to be free of charge to offer advice and support. These sessions will last approximately 15 minutes, and in occasional circumstances your pet may require a full behavioural work up if the problem is not improving.
- The usual puppy troubles! Toilet training, play biting etc
- Copraphagia (the eating of faeces)
- Recall problems
- Jumping up
- Pulling on the lead
Behavioural consultations can often be claimed back through all good pet insurers. We do recommend a pre-authorisation form is completed prior to your consultation.
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We hope this page has been helpful to introduce this service. If you have any further questions or concerns arising from this information, please don't hesitate to call us on the number below to book an appointment or use our contact form
Call us now on (01684) 292244 or (01242) 679880