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There is a mileage fee chargeable for all home or location site visits when outside of our immediate coverage area. Please feel free call to discuss our fees or for a quote. We happy to discuss your requirements so that we can suggest the most appropriate service to help support your individual needs. Our mileage fee covers our time traveling, fuel and wear and tear on our vehicles.
Animal Welfare Centers
We are happy to offer a discounted rate for recognised animal welfare centres or their adoption homes either 'pre or post' adoption. Please call us to discuss how we may be able to support you.
Methods of Payment
We prefer payments by BACS but are able to accept all cards. Sorry but we no longer accept payments by cheque.
Canine Behaviour Consultations
Behaviour consultations are only delivered as a package to ensure we are able to support clients over several weeks and months. Given the complexities of most established behaviour problems we do not promote a 'quick fix' as often portrayed by inappropriate media. Setting realistic objectives and timescales is an essential part of a professional and supportive service and leads to effective behaviour rehabilitation.
I'm a paragraph. Click once to begin entering youIf the client has insurance then we advise them to check their policy to see if behaviour work is covered before booking an appointment and if so they will be able to claim back most fees and some associated costs. Please call and ask to speak to Ben Mckechnie, Clinic Manager for guidance without obligation. If your dog is suffering with complex behavioural problems then we always suggest clients book a full consultation package for the best support and to save costs, longer term. r own content. You can change my font, size, line height, color and more by highlighting part of me and selecting the options from the toolbar.
1. FULL BEHAVIOURAL PACKAGE PAYABLE IN FULL, £365 INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
* Assistance with the Vet Referral process.
* All paperwork & ongoing communication with all associated parties and insurance companies.
* Initial consultation with canine behaviour consultant.
* Full & detailed written report and treatment plan as appropriate.
* Information, guidance and training on suitable training equipment.
* Additional handouts where appropriate and guidance on suggested further reading.
* Full professional insurance cover.
* Three personal, one hour, 1-2-1 rehabilitation sessions.
* Email & telephone support during treatment plan.
2, STANDARD BEHAVIOURAL CONSULTATION PAYABLE IN FULL £250, INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
* Assistance with the Vet Referral Process
* Initial consultation that includes full assessment with canine behaviour consultant.
* Verbal guidance on an outlined treatment plan.
* Full and detailed written report of the behavioural assessment with a copy prepared for the referring Veterinary Surgeon.
*Full professional insurance cover.
3. STANDARD BEHAVIOURAL CONSULTATION CLIENTS CAN BOOK 1-2-1 REHABILITATION SESSIONS FOLLOWING CONSULTATION AT £65 PAYABLE AT THE END OF EACH SESSION
4. FULL BEHAVIOURAL PACKAGE CLIENTS MAY BOOK ADDITIONAL 1-2-1 REHABILITATION SESSIONS AT £50 PAYABLE AT TE END OF EACH SESSION.
Specialist Behavioural Dog Grooming
We may be able to offer support and behaviour consultations for those dogs that suffer with anxiety, fear and phobias associated within dog grooming or being handled within similar situations. Very often aggression demonstrated on the grooming table is directly related to anxieties and fear responses.
The referral process and fee is the same as a standard canine behavioural consultation with the exception that we work with a specialist rehabilitation dog
groomer. IMPORTANT NOTES FOR GUIDANCE: If the owner has insurance cover for behaviour work then fees for this service may also be claimed. The professional dog groomer may also add charges for their services. please do call us for a no obligation chat about your needs.
INDIVIDUAL FEES WILL NEED TO BE DISCUSSED BEFORE BOOKING TO ENSURE THE MOST APPROPRIATE INITIAL ASSESSMENT AND ONGOING TREATMENT THAT IS APPROPRIATE FOR THE INDIVIDUAL DOG'S NEEDS.
Training Advisory Sessions (TAS)
We are happy to provide training advisory sessions without a full behavioural consultation for less complex cases. This service is not suitable or available for complex behaviour problems, such as fear or phobias, any aggressive related problems or cases involving court orders or legal involvement.
These TAS sessions consist of brief history taking, assessment of suitability for a specific training plan, an hour to an hour and a half consultation with practical assistance. There is no written report or follow up sessions included within the TAS fees.
TRAINING ADVISORY SESSIONS £75
Expert Witness Service
As part of our expert advisory and witness services we are able to offer a full report on the basis of the evidence as we understand it. We can provide independent assistance to the court and other parties by way of objective unbiased opinion in relation to matters within our expertise. Fees charged at £125 an hour plus expenses.
Temperament Testing & Behaviour Evaluation
We are able to provide a full and comprehensive temperament testing service to support owners, animal welfare centres and foster services. We can advise on suitability for adoption or advanced training and can assess the dog's behaviour towards animals, children and adults while identify influences on the dog's behaviour and specific behavioural traits. We may be able to offer a discounted fee for animal welfare centres, please call us to discuss your needs. It is possible that this service provided as part of a behavioural consultation service may be covered by the owner's pet insurance.
AN INITIAL CONVERSATION TO ESTABLISH THE INDIVIDUAL NEEDS WILL ALSO HELP US TO CHARGE THE MOST APPROPRIATE FEE FOR OUR CLIENTS.