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Welcome to Wellbehave

Welcome to WellBehave. This site is aimed at both pet owners and pet Professionals giving up to-date advice for the welfare of your pet. Our goal is to provide you with useful information about our behaviour services making it easier to provide you with all the help and support needed to change the unwanted nature of your pets behaviour.

Whilst we all hope to have a happy and mutually fulfilling relationship with our pets things can go wrong. This may be because of a misunderstanding of a pets natural behaviour and can lead to a breakdown of the relationship - which invariably causes stress and unhappiness for both the pet and the owner. Recent studies have shown that one of the primary reasons an animal is left at a shelter, such as the RSPCA, is due to unwanted behaviour. It is also one of the more common reasons animals are euthanized.

 Fortunately we can help you to understand these problems and give you adequate tools to deal with or manage the situation. All consultations, either a home visit, at the veterinary surgery or over the telephone are dealt with individually with a personalized behaviour modification program to fit your lifestyle and suit your way of life.

At WellBehave we look forward to helping and supporting you whilst your companion animal is learning to behave.

For more information about our services and prices please contact WellBehave direct on one of the following options.      07989158974      

Judith Adams MSc PG DIP AS (CABC) is highly respected in  the field of Clinical Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare and also is a published author in Veterinary Journals in the UK and America, she has over 15 years experience in treating animals with behavioural problems.  Judith Adams holds a Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Clinical Animal Behaviour from Southampton University  and lectures internationally on Animal Behaviour and Human Animal Relations.  Judith is the guardian of 3 ex-racing greyhounds and a rescued  English Bull Terrier,






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Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 20:14:06 GMT in All about Cats
by judy

Feliway is a product that contains a synthetic version of a chemical produced by glands on a cat’s face.  


Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 20:12:39 GMT in All about Cats
by judy

Details and a full description of feline communication  

Feline Soiling Problems

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 20:08:49 GMT in All about Cats
by judy

Litter Box Avoidance and Spraying

There are many causes of inappropriate soiling (elimination), including a highly significant rate of medical reasons. It is essential for the cat to have a full medical prior to any behaviour therapy; this may include a blood test. 


Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 20:07:17 GMT in All about Cats
by judy

Feline aggression is not seen in surgery as often as canine aggression but is still a significant behaviour problem.Reported by some animal behaviourists, as being second only to problems of indoor urination or defaecation, be that marking or elimination. 


Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 20:05:38 GMT in All about Cats
by judy

Cats scratch upright objects for claw maintenance by pulling off the exterior layer of nail, and also as a form of territorial marking. This type of marking behaviour provides both a visual and pheromone (scented) signal. Occasionally, scratching behaviour can be direct on horizontal surfaces. However, this normal behaviour becomes a problem for some owners when walls, furniture and carpets are destroyed. 


Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 20:03:59 GMT in All about Cats
by judy

Generally Feline (cat) behaviour does not impinge on our Society except where predatory behaviour by the domestic cat has affected the indigenous wildlife population. In some states of Australia and the USA domestic cats are either under curfew or forced into an environment of indoor living. 


Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 20:01:53 GMT in All about Dogs
by judy

At WellBehave, we are committed to providing the correct services for the behaviour problems you are experiencing with your pet. 



A medical check and work-up is often needed prior to the full Behaviour Re-structuring Programme to rule out any organic cause.  At Veterinary Referrals are preferred.


Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 19:59:42 GMT in All about Dogs
by judy

 Aggression is one of the most serious behaviour problems that a pet owner has to face. Once established aggression problems can be difficult and dangerous situations to correct .

Predatory Aggression

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 19:57:48 GMT in All about Dogs
by judy

Predation is a normal instinct in dogs; it is their nature to chase and hunt.  In some breeds this innate (natural inbuilt) drive is heightened, for example the Greyhound or Terrier

Redirected Aggression

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 19:56:30 GMT in All about Dogs
by judy

In redirected aggression, the dog becomes aggressively aroused by an individual or target other than the person that it attacks. Initially, the aggression is directed towards the individual or target that caused the aggression, but rapidly this switches to the person exerting control or attempting to punish the dog.


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