Pet Behaviour Therapy

German Shephard

Holistic Pet Behaviour Therapy in Wiltshire & Somerset

Pet behaviour therapy and Dog Training in Wiltshire, Somerset and surrounding areas. A tailor made friendly service to help restore harmony for you & your pet, by a fully qualified and insured companion animal behaviourist.

Best Behaviour offers professional behaviour therapy home consultations for Dogs, one to one dog training and new puppy consults.  Only scientifically sound, effective and ethical methods and techniques such as Clicker training and Behaviour Adjustment Training are used.

Best Behaviour use a consistent holistic  approach called EMRA for all behaviour consultations, which focus’s on your pets emotions.

EMRA stands for Emotional, Mood State and Reinforcement Analysis which put simply,

  • Analyses how your pet feels on a day to day basis – are they fully content with life?
  • Determines how your pet feels when the problematic situation arises and
  • Looks at why your pet is continuing to perform the problematic behaviour

By taking an holistic approach and assessing yours pets mood state Natashya Sheppard DipCABT can consider all the factors that may be influencing your pets behaviour adversely and work with you to devise a reward based strategy to provide long term improvement.   Several subsequent sessions, especially with aggression problems may be required.

It is recommended that you have your pet checked by a vet before seeking help on a behaviour issue to ensure there are no underlying medical conditions.  Please download the behaviour consultation and take to your vet to complete.

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Is your dog destructive when left alone?

When in contact with other dogs is your agressive and difficult to control?

All these and more behaviour problems that your pet may display can be helped by booking a course of pet behaviour therapy consults.

During the consults Natashya will asses your pets mood state both generally and while displaying the unwanted behaviour, she will also look into the potential cause or trigger for the behaviour.  Natashya will then devise a behaviour modification plan which will help to enhance your pets life and restore harmony.

Service includes home visit consult, written report, behaviour modification & training plan and email/phone support.


 New Puppy Consult

Are you thinking of getting a puppy and want to ensure you give it the best start in its new life?

Then book a new puppy consult for when your puppy arrives so we can work to stop any potential problems, give training advice and ensure that you have a harmonious life together.

The puppy stage of development is the most important in a dogs life and will provide the foundation for its adult behaviour, by booking a consult with Natashya you will be assisting your puppy’s growth into a happy and content adult. Puppy


Rescue Dog Consult

Have you made the decision to give a rescue dog a new happy life?

Do you want to ensure that your new pet settles into your life and family as smoothly as possible?

Then call Best Behaviour today and book a rescue dog consult.  During the consult Natashya will discuss the signs of potential behaviour problems to watch out for,  give advice on how to settle your rescue dog into its new home & family and training advice.

It is recommended you a book a consult within the first month of you getting your pet as the earlier we can start work to help prevent any problems from occurring the better it is for you & your pet.