Bringing home a new puppy is one of the most exciting parts of dog ownership and can be one of the more rewarding times in life. As most of us have learned, it can also be one the of the more challenging when presented with your new companions not-so-ideal behaviors! We have assembled the following resources to help in training and and dealing with some common canine behavioral situations.
Dr. Sophia Yin’s website offers a searchable blog with answers to many common behavioral questions:
General short overview of puppy behavioral health and tips:
Dr. Lisa Radosta, DACVB’s website, including a comprehensive reading list:
Dr. Ilana Reisner, DACVB’s Facebook page for common behavioral questions
Blogs by various experts:
Dr. Emily Levine, DACVB https://petbehaviorblog.wordpress.com/
Dr. Patricia McConnell, Ph.D http://www.patriciamcconnell.com/theotherendoftheleash/
Trainer Victoria Stilwell https://positively.com/
Various board-certified veterinary behaviorists on a variety of topics https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/decoding-your-pet
Payment is expected when services are rendered. In order to focus on our patients' needs, customer service and minimizing costs, we do not bill. We accept cash, checks, debit and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, and Discover). When unexpected illness strikes a pet, unexpected expense strikes as well. Shawme Animal Hospital understands this and is able to make some special arrangements through the CareCredit program. It takes just 5 minutes to complete an application and will allow you to break down your payment interest free into 6 monthly installments. You can either apply at our hospital, where we'll call in your application over the phone for immediate approval, or apply yourself online at: www.CareCredit.com or by calling (800) 677-0718. Highlights of the CareCredit program:
Low Monthly Payments (3% of the Total Balance)
Deferred Interest For 6 Months
Determine Approval in a Few Minutes
No Annual Fee
Insurance For Your Pets Another popular option for your family and pet is insurance coverage. To learn more, please visit the following pet insurance websites . . .