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With animal trainers, dog whisperers and pet psychics vying for attention, it can be difficult to cut through the fog of different designations. People in "many different groups call themselves animal behaviorists.

A Caring Vet
(801) 210-9692
360 N State St
Lindon, UT
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Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Banfield, the Pet Hospital
(801) 788-4896
20 W. University Parkway
Orem, UT
 
Lehi Animal Hospital
(801) 766-5336
380 E Main St Ste A
Lehi, UT

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American Fork Veterinary Clinic
(801) 756-3990
1086 S 860 E
American Fork, UT

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Holladay Veterinary Hospital
(801) 930-0974
4732 Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
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Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
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Animal Medical Svc
(801) 225-3346
469 W Center St
Orem, UT

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Utah Valley Veterinary Hosp
(801) 225-5395
525 S State St
Orem, UT

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Saratoga Springs Animal Hosp
(801) 766-3323
228 E State Rd 73
Lehi, UT

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Lone Peak Veterinary Hospital
(801) 572-5403
12444 S 300 E
Draper, UT

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Southeast Valley Veterinary Hospital
(801) 871-8898
10572 S 700 East
Sandy, UT
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Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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What is a Veterinary Behaviorist?

By Marilyn Soltis for WebVet

Who you gonna call when your pet won't behave? Veterinary behaviorists help with pet aggression and behavior modification.

Before calling an animal trainer, first consult your veterinarian. Depending on the problem, your vet may refer you to a board-certified veterinary behaviorist, especially if aggression is the culprit.

"I see aggression cases in dogs and cats primarily,'' said veterinary behaviorist Gary M. Landsberg, DVM, of the North Toronto Animal Clinic. Speaking at the American Animal Hospital Association conference in Tampa in March, he said anxiety and phobia disorders can be seen in dogs, and compulsive disorders in both dogs and cats.

Ask about qualifications

With animal trainers, dog whisperers and pet psychics vying for attention, it can be difficult to cut through the fog of different designations. People in "many different groups call themselves animal behaviorists,'' Landsberg said. "Some behaviorists may have one year of community college or take an online course. Others may have a Ph.D. in animal behavior.'' He advised obtaining qualifications and referrals from trusted vets.

When the problem is more difficult than the vet can handle, a referral to a Vet Behaviorist may be the best answer. "We are the higher line call,'' he said. "A vet behaviorist is a board-certified specialist like any other specialist in veterinary medicine.''

As veterinarians, these behaviorists are able to distinguis...

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