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Behavior Advice Line

Behavior Advice Hotline

If you have questions about the behavior of your companion dog or cat, or need advice on how to manage certain behaviors, we're here for you! 

Behavior challenges are some of the predominant reasons why beloved pets are relinquished to shelters. Many of these behavior issues can be managed safely in the home or improved with appropriate training. Berkeley Humane provides free tips, options, and training advice to adopters and the general public to minimize the number of pets surrendered to shelters due to behavioral concerns. 


Berkeley Humane also provide Training Classes offered by Nancy Frensley, CPDT, CAP2.


Free tips, options and training advice from experienced, certified trainers, including Berkeley Humane's Training Manager Nancy Frensley, CPDT, CAP2.


Call our Behavior Advice Hotline at (510) 845-7735 x215, or fill out the form on this page. Please describe your concerns and your pet's behavior in detail, and one of our certified trainers will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Behavior Advice

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