Well, it is that time of the year again. Australian Veterinary Behaviour Services will once again be at the Adelaide Animal Expo being held at the Adelaide Showgrounds from Friday April 24th to Sunday April 26th.
Come and say hello to Tracey and Tracy and meet Xena, Tracy Bache's gorgeous french bulldog. You can find us at site W141. We look forward to seeing you there.
'AVBS improving animal behaviour awareness in vet clinics'.
Dr. Anne Fawcett is a Sydney based small animal vet and lecturer at Sydney University and has her own website smallanimaltalk.com.
Tracey and Tracy will be presenting an Animal Behaviour and Handling Workshop for Vetprac in Canberra on March 28th and 29th. This workshop is designed to teach both Vets and Vet Nurses how to interact with their patients to minimise their stress in the clinic.
Click here to read an article that Anne recently wrote about Australian Veterinary Behaviour Services.
Tracey and Tracy are now on ABC Radio
AVBS has been given an awesome opportunity by having our own segment on the ABC radio on Wednesday afternoons.
WHAT IS IT?
Providing the dog with environmental stimulation and activity to improve its wellbeing.
The aim of environmental enrichment:
Dogs require both physical, social and mental stimulation requirements every day. The aim is to provide your dog with complexity, unpredictability and choice in its home environment
Dog Behaviour Can't Be Cured - Channel Seven News Story
In light of the most recent dog attack in Sydney this week, where 3 American Staffordshire terriers attacked a 49-year-old man as he was jogging on Sunday, has raised the issues of anti social and dangerous dogs once again.
The Animal Expo is over for this year and Adelaide Veterinary Behaviour Services shared a stand there with Gillian Schippen of “Pets Need A Life Too”, who had a large range of enrichment toys on display. We had a great time and it was wonderful to see so many people and have a chat with them about their pets.
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Dogs don’t arrive with instructions on how to behave around children, and children don’t arrive with a manual on how to behave around dogs! As parents and responsible adults, we need to teach both pets and children how to interact safely with each other.
Traditionally the Christmas holidays have never been a good time to promote “getting a puppy for Christmas” – but there are many families who take the opportunity of being home for the summer holidays to choose a family dog in order to spend as much time as possible with their new friend.
Anxiety = the apprehensive anticipation of a threat. Anxiety is an emotional response, which occurs before or during a situation that the animal perceives as inevitable or dangerous. The situation or event may actually never occur.