Behavior Advice Hotline 

(510) 845-7735 ext. 215

Do you have questions about a behavior challenge with your dog or cat? Give us a call at 510-845-7735 x215.

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 challenges. Are you a Berkeley Humane adopter?  If yes, then please contact our Pet Program Manager with your questions and/or concerns:


Berkeley Humane also provide training classes offered by professional trainers.


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


Call our Behavior Advice Hotline at (510) 845-7735 x 215, or fill out the form on this page. Please describe your challenges and your pet's behavior in detail. One of our certified trainers will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Behavior Advice

Species and Breed
Pet's Name
Describe Behavior Challenge: