Do you know the number one reason people relinquish their pets to animal shelters? Believe it or not, it’s because of undesirable behavioral.

Bad pet behavior is more than just a nuisance. It can stand in the way of bonding with your animal companion, and make it difficult to truly embrace them as the important part of the family you want them to be. If you’re struggling with unwanted behavior we want you to know that you’re not alone. More importantly, we can help!

The staff at Palomar Animal Hospital is trained and experienced in animal behavior and can work with you to uncover the reasons why your pet is acting out. Only when we identify the real cause of your pet’s behavior can we truly address it in a way that will get results. It’s also important that we rule out any possible medical causes for your pet’s behavior. We’ll conduct a thorough physical exam, and then work closely with you and your companion to gain valuable insight into your pet’s behavior.

Some of the common behavior issues that we can provide assistance with include, but are not limited to:

• Eliminating in the house
• Aggression
• Destructive behavior
• Biting
• Excessive barking
• Digging
• Chewing
• Fear/Anxiety

Once we’ve identified the problem we’re dealing with, we’ll arm you with all of the education, tools and support you need to help your pet overcome that bad behavior once and for all.

If you’re struggling with these or any other unwanted behaviors, don’t wait another moment. Our professional behavioral counseling services can help restore peace and balance back into your home and bring out that well-behaved family member you know your pet is capable of becoming.