Information for Veterinary Surgeons
Tanya Jeffery has a post graduate diploma and MSc in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling from Southampton University. She is a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors and working towards her Clinical Animal Behaviour certification through Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. Tanya takes canine and feline problem behaviour cases on referral from Veterinary Surgeons. She is also happy to see small animals. You may also if you prefer telephone to discuss a case prior to referral 01273 414091 or email me with the referral direct firstname.lastname@example.org Please use the following referral form which can be downloaded. APBC Referral form http://www.apbc.org.uk/sites/default/files/ref_slip.pdf The form should be signed by the owner and either sent to me prior to the consultation or provided at the time of the consultation. Some behaviour problems can be the result of disease or be influenced by a disease, therefore please include as much information as appropriate and any medications that may have been prescribed.
Following the behaviour consultation a copy of the modification programme supplied to the owner will be forwarded to you either via post or email, which ever you prefer.
Other services for the veterinary practice
Tanya is an experienced speaker for puppy parties and kitten parties and is happy to provide information events for new owners. She can also provide behaviour based information clinics and literature for your clients or simply provide practical guidance for owners who own a dog or cat that shows problematic behaviour when coming to the vets. Advice and help with structuring the approach and increasing the pets acceptance to giving daily medication either oral medication or injections.
Such services can increase clients bond with the practice and can indirectly decrease the possibility of euthanasia of young healthy animals.
If you have any ideas of a service you would like to introduce to your client’s then please feel free to contact me.