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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    • Joanne Micciolo ScarpaJoanne Micciolo Scarpa

      Dr. graves is the best vet doctor. My dogs love him and he is so thorough

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    • Joe K.Joe K.

      I am very appreciative to Ocean Breeze Animal Hospital for their kind and caring service for one of our beloved Cats. When one of our rescue Cats had a... Read More

    • Debra ScutariDebra Scutari

      Took my lucky in to see Dr Gimbal he was very Patient and thorough answered a bunch of my concerns and questions think we’re on the right track now. Would definitely recommend him and his staff for you and your pets. He’s been a great doctor for my fur babies.

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    • Karen JohnsonKaren Johnson

      I can't say enough about the staff here I still have my beloved yuna thanks to their skilled team also being able to calm and give care to my very large an stubborn wyatt I am lucky to have them to care for all my brats :) thanks again

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    • Sheri Fangman LeBrunSheri Fangman LeBrun

      I recently moved to the area and from our long driving trip, my older Lab was having tummy issues. I contacted Ocean Breeze and they got me in the same day. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. My dog felt comfortable as well. He is now on the mends, and I will be using Ocean Breeze as my new vet for both of my dogs. I am glad to have found them😃

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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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    • Zai DeGuzman LaffitteZai DeGuzman Laffitte

      Dr. Gimbal saw our dog, Lady Bird, today and was so thorough and helpful. He treated us and her with care and patience, more so than any other vets we've seen. He loves what he does and that was very evident. Thank you so much!

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