Behavioral Counseling

Pets can make wonderful additions to the family, but when they exhibit unwanted behavior, it can be difficult to truly embrace them and form that all important human-animal bond. Over the years, we’ve worked with countless pet owners that adored their animals, but were at their wits’ end with one or two behaviors that were disrupting the peace within their home and standing in the way of them developing a loving relationship with their four-legged companions.

If this sounds like what you’re going through, you’re certainly not alone! More importantly, help is just a phone call away. Ocean Breeze Animal Hospital offers professional behavioral counseling services to help get your pet’s bad habits under control for good.

Animals act out for a number of reasons, and sometimes the bad behavior you see is merely a symptom of a larger problem. For instance, an otherwise well-behaved pet that becomes destructive while left alone may actually be suffering from separation anxiety. Additionally, some illnesses can have symptoms that mimic bad behavior. We’ll work with you and your companion to determine the cause of the negative behavior you’re dealing with, ruling out any possible medical causes, so we can determine the most effective course of action for overcoming that behavior once and for all.

Some of the behavioral problems we can assist with include:

  • House Training Problems
  • Aggression
  • Excessive Barking
  • Biting
  • Digging
  • Destructive Behavior
  • Chewing
  • Separation Anxiety
  • And More…

If you’re struggling with a negative pet behavior that is standing in the way of embracing your pet as the balanced, well-behaved member of the family you know he or she is capable of becoming, we can help. We’ll get to the bottom of the problem and create a plan that will get real, permanent results.

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    • Diane SchmidtDiane Schmidt

      We are a brand new client with this animal hospital. Our dog was exhibiting signs of a UTI are kidney issues. The were prompt ,Coumadin professional. They were able to see us later in the day. The entire staff was kind, courteous and knowledgeable. After listening to me list the signs I had observed. Our dog was given a full examination, and some tests were run. Very confident that we now have two very knowledgeable, compassionate and caring animal hospitals to use. We are “snowbirds “. They came recommended by neighbors, and y Yelp.
      We were very pleased, and grateful to them all. Would highly recommend them to anyone in the area.

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    • Jean ColemanJean Coleman

      You get a warm, friendly,but professional feeling on a visit to OCEAN BREEZE. I have been using their service and so have other members of my family for many years. Thank you Samantha, Dr Legg,and all who are always ready to help.

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    • Cooper DonlinCooper Donlin

      I woof them. It's a tail waggin experience

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    • Joe EdgeJoe Edge

      Dr Julie is AWESOME. She is a very compassionate professional who looks out for the best interest of our dogs ;)

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    • Mindy S SatMindy S Sat

      We took our dog and the staff was so friendly and down to earth. Yes I would refer Ocean Breeze for vet care.

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    • Maureen O'Brion PascoeMaureen O'Brion Pascoe

      Very pleased with the care my baby lurch got great vets and crew would highly recommend

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    • Yolie GarciaYolie Garcia

      I love Dr. Gimball, he is a true friend to animals.
      And Dr. Kelly, I also love her, she has done surgery on two of my dogs and the are doing great!!
      Keep up the great work you guys!

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