Behavior Training for Dogs
Similar to people, our dogs have personalities and quirks all their own! While every pup is unique, some of their behaviors may be problematic — or even dangerous to their health.
The team at Clackamas Pet Clinic has expertise in this area, coupled with extensive experience in behavior training for a wide range of dog breed. We can provide advice, guidance and support on your specific circumstances and requirements.
What to Expect During Behavior Training
Our team brings extensive experience in behavior training with a range of breeds to help dogs and their owners live harmoniously. In our one-on-one training sessions, we work to understand your pet's lifestyle, behaviors that have become a concern and take an inventory of what needs to change.
The licensed vet may use a range of treatment options and offer tips, practical instruction and advice that makes the difference.
Behavior Training Treatment Options
Once you and your vet decide whether your dog requires behavior training it's time to consider which treatment methods would best accomplish your goals.
Treatment options can include:
- Behavior modification techniques
- Practical instruction and advice
We would be happy to explain each of these options to you and help you determine which one your pet needs.
What are benefits of behavior training?
Behavior training for dogs can have many potential benefits. Here are a few benefits to consider:
- Correct bad habits or specific behavior problems
Our dogs can develop unwanted behaviors, behavior issues or bad habits despite even our best efforts and attentive training. Sometimes, these problems will need professional attention and correction.
With behavior training, we can address nipping or jumping on people, running out open doors or potty issues.
Not only will we address these behaviors, we'll teach you to redirect your pet's actions to more appropriate behavior.
- Develop a stronger bond with your dog
While part of behavior training involves focusing on how to address negative or unwanted behaviors in your dog, it will also guide you in building a trusting, solid relationship and allow opportunities for continued learning in the future — for both you and your pet.
While part of behavior training focuses on addressing negative or unwanted behaviors in your dog, it will also help you build a solid, trusting relationship and afford opportunities for continued learning - for both you and your pet.
- Help your dog feel fulfilled and confident.
Stimulated, confident and fulfilled dogs are well-behaved dogs. Behavior training can help both of you to feel more fulfilled — and your dog will enjoy showing off their new skills.
Do you have questions about behavior training? Contact us for answers.