Book a Behaviour Consultation with senior behaviourist, Karen Wild BA(Hons) Dip App Psych, CCAB
Do you need fast results and help NOW? We offer online help as well as telephone consultations.
These are VERY EFFECTIVE. They save time, they mean that your pet isn’t likely to be stressed by a visitor (very useful in cases that may involve aggression), and they can be held at a time and place that is convenient for you.
EASY – Video contact is simple and can be held through your laptop, your desktop computer or even your smartphone. If you are reading this page, you can access a consultation. Contact me now
PLEASE CHECK YOUR PET INSURANCE – Karen is a registered clinical animal behaviourist and Full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors and the fees may be covered.
What will happen? – We want you to enjoy your pet and for everyone to feel safe, happy and have a great bond. We work through a questionnaire and discussion to put together an easy-to-follow plan for you and your family, and of course your beloved pet too. Book a Behaviour Consultation
Our aim is to be realistic about causes, options, and improvements. We want you to feel more in control and confident that no matter what decisions lie ahead, you are making the right ones.
“We sought help from Karen when our 6 month old puppy Ted presented with resource guarding. When we first started the treatment he was quite badly guarding and showing serious aggression to all members of the family, most worryingly a lot of it was directed at my 2 children especially the youngest.
I felt confident carrying out the behaviour programme she gave us, Karen was realistic all the way through treatment and always made us aware of the risks of any training. It can be tempting to listen to advice from others and from internet sources/forums but this sometimes caused more problems or had a negative effect on Teds progress.
Our treatment was all online/email based. Karen was very responsive to all my emails and questions (of which there were many!) and we found the online treatment process just as good as if it had been face to face.
By the end of treatment Ted made a huge amount of progress and we now have the knowledge and strategies to carry the treatment on by ourselves.
Thank you Karen!”
The Bates family and Ted
“Thank you so much for your invaluable help and advice from all of us. My husband and I can’t tell you how much of a difference two hours with you has made!” (Mr and Mrs S, Peterborough)
A thorough look at your pet’s behaviour as part of your family can bring all sorts of solutions that you may never have considered. Karen’s expert, qualified and experienced viewpoint will give you an understanding as well as kind, practical solutions that, as far as possible, will bring rewarding results. You will need referral from your Vet, and you may be able to claim on your pet insurance.Read what clients say about Karen
Vet referral – Your vet can advise us whether or not your pet has any medical problems that we need to be aware of. We can contact your Vet for you, but you simply need to contact them to give permission for this.
Get help with dog and cat behaviour problems such as:
- Aggression towards people
- Aggression towards other dogs or cats
- Multi-dog or cat family problems
- Destructive behaviour
- House soiling
- Self mutilation
- Barking dogs
- Car travel
- Fears and anxieties
- Separation Anxiety
- Book a Behaviour Consultation
Karen is an Certificated Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CCAB) and a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (www.apbc.org.uk). She is also an ABTC (Animal Behaviour and Training Council) registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist and Animal Training Instructor. Karen has extensive knowledge of working with family dogs and cats and has many years of practical hands on experience with many cat and dog breeds and situations. As Karen is a CCAB and APBC member you may find that your pet insurance policy covers behavioural help.
You should contact your Veterinary Surgeon for referral. Often, pain or other medical conditions such as thyroid problems can affect your dog’s behaviour.
If you are a Veterinary Surgeon and would like to register Karen with your practice for referrals, please contact her here.
Q. Is this something that my pet insurance may cover?
A. Yes! Behaviour Consultation fees with an CCAB and/or APBC full member are fully or partly covered by many insurance policies. Please contact your insurer for details.
Q. Why must I seek referral from my Veterinary Surgeon?
A. The APBC recognises that there can be a link between some medical conditions and behavioural symptoms. As a result a strong link is essential between the Veterinary surgeon and the behaviourist.
Q. How quickly will I see results?
A. The program advised may produce some results very quickly, particularly where you are learning new practical handling skills. Often it will take time, effort and commitment from all the family to produce the improved behaviour. Always remember that your dog’s problems may have developed over a long period of time. Following your consultation, further advice and support is available by phone and email as you progress. There is a chance that you may need further training assistance following behaviour consultation which may be booked separately.
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