Discover the Root (And Solution) of Pet Behavioral Problems

July 9, 2015 at 9:50 AM by Nikki Wardle

Correct bad behaviors

It's flat out embarrassing when your pet decides to act up. Whether it's biting a child or jumping on your guest, chasing cars or barking at night -- it shouldn't be happening. You can prevent such behavioral issues with proper pet care and the right kind of help.

We help you get to the root of the problem.

Does your dog have a physical condition that promotes bad behavior? Is it just a housebreaking issue? How do you know? Intermountain Pet Hospital has a wide range of experience and expertise in these areas and we'd love to help you find out the reason behind and directly deal with behavioral problems such as:

  • Biting
  • Barking
  • Whining
  • Jumping up
  • Digging
  • Inappropriate elimination
  • Chewing
  • Territorial marking
  • Anxiety
  • Begging
  • Aggressiveness
  • Escaping

If one of those behavioral issues sounds a little too familiar, then you're not alone. We recommend addressing these issues right away with the proper pet care and steps.

Our hospital can aid you in the areas of proper pet selection, puppy and kitten preschool classes, and pet training tools. We also offer a pet library and "Ask the Doctor" nights where vets offer advice and answers to your questions.

How will you help my pet?

Typically, we start by giving you a pet behavioral questionnaire to get a good handle on what's been happening in your pet's life. Next, we will give your pet an assessment on behavior and a physical exam to further explore the roots of the issue. We will give you a treatment plan and then follow up with a consultation.

Take the behavioral questionnaire and contact us to find out more about our pet care options and how we address training and behavioral concerns in your pet.

Topics: Pet Care

Nikki Wardle

Written by Nikki Wardle

Nikki has been writing for Intermountain Pet Hospital since 2014.