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Information for Veterinary Practices

All Behaviour Consultations with me require the consent of a vet from the Practice where the owners have registered their dog. I do this to keep everything on a professional footing and this also means that I have a point of contact should I feel the need to introduce dietary changes or ask for veterinary advice for the dog in question.

In many cases it is a simple rule out for any medical issues, as these would of course impact on any behaviour modification plan. Should I feel that there are any issues that are outside of my remit I always suggest the owners’ contact the Practice before putting any modification plans in place.

If the owners contact me directly before they speak with their vet, or before they get a referral I supply them with a basic referral form to be completed by them and then signed by the vet. In some cases Practices have their own paperwork or prefer to simply email a medical history to me where relevant; this is of course perfectly acceptable. Click here to download the Referral Form that I provide.

Once any consultations have been completed I contact the vet by phone if I require their advice or permission to change diet, introduce non-prescription medication or simply to check any thoughts I may have in relation to the dogs fitness in general.

After this, the client reports are compiled and any relevant information passed on to them; I also produce a short report for the vet summarising any discussions we may have had and giving a brief description of the behaviour modification plan that the owners will be following.

If you have any questions regarding my practise please do not hesitate to contact me by emailing info@davidbricedogbehaviour.co.uk or call me on 07788 857 092. Thanks.