October 22nd 06, 06:46 PM
Yes, I also suggest that you consider PETFAX if you cannot find an animal
behaviorist. I used this service with my cat who had behavioral issues
(spraying) and Dr. Dodman and his staff helped me and my vet work to correct
my cat's behavior.
"MaryL" -OUT-THE-LITTER> wrote in message
> "Richard" > wrote in message
>>I am in Puerto Rico near San Juan and cannot find an animal behaviorist
>> to help with a non-medical cat peeing problem. My vet doesn't know
>> anyone nor do any vets I called. I searched the web without luck.
>> I have already followed the usual advice - litter boxes, food
>> placement, etc.
> You might want to consider the Tufts University Petfax Program (through
> their School of Veterinary Medicine). The Tufts Petfax Program is an
> online consulting service for pet behavioral problems. I have read many
> positive reports about them, and my sister used the service at one time.
> She had done everything she could think of to solve the spraying problem,
> and her entire house reeked. This service was very helpful. I think the
> original consultation was $198.00 (now $206.00, according to their web
> site), but it included an extensive written report and 3 follow-ups (with
> some options for telephone consultation). There is a report to fill out
> first, and the people who posted about it stressed that it is very
> important to include *all details*.
> Here are two links --
> Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine Petfax Program:
> About the Petfax Program: