We are a non-referral service to help if you experiencing a behavior problem with your animal. Some of the common problems that we treat are aggression, separation anxiety, house soiling, fears, phobias, compulsive behaviors, cognitive dysfunction, excessive vocalization, jumping, mouthing, hyperactivity, barking and over grooming to name a few. Our goal of a behavior appointment is to help you understand your pets behavior and to help you and your pet live together more comfortably and safely.
We also offer pre-adoption consultations, new adopted/new pet appointments, and exotic animal, farm animal and equine behavior appointments.
For your convenience, please complete one of the behavior forms below to save you time upon your arrival.
Dr. Calder is a graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After several years in general practice in the Northeast she has returned to Starkville and completed a residency in veterinary behavior. Dr. Calder’s clinical areas of interest include feline behavior, shelter medicine behavior, and the prevention of behavioral problems in pets
Who will we see?
Dogs, Cats, Birds, Horses, Pocket Pets, or any other pet just ask.
What Type of Cases do we see?
Fears, Phobias, and Anxiety
Elimination outside the litter box
Feather Picking Behavior- Birds
Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome
And many more
All initial consults include:
- Written Treatment Plan with instructions, handouts, and videos
- 3 months of follow-up via phone/email
What to Bring to the Consult:
- Your pet
- Favorite treats
- Favorite toys
- Anything else your animal enjoys.
Other Important Information:
- Do not feed your pet the morning of the appointment (we want them hungry) and bring special treats or food from home.
- Please provide your veterinarians name and contact information so that records can be faxed before the appointment.
Recent bloodwork and other records from your veterinarian is always welcome and encouraged. A CBC and Serum Chemistry is a minimum if medications are prescribed.
Scheduling an Appointment