Behavioral Resources & HelpLines

Resources for your dog’s health, behavior, care, training and socialization
These behavior helplines may provide answers to your questions about your pet’s problem behavior:

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Behavior Clinic
More information can be found here. To schedule an appointment, you can call 215-898-3347 or email If the clinic is not open at the time of your call, their recorded message will give you their call-in hours for the week.

Denver Dumb Friends League
Reach a trained behavior counselor at the Dumb Friends League through the Pet Behavior Helpline Online Counsel Request Form. The counselor will contact you by phone or e-mail (whichever you choose) to help solve the behavior problem you’re experiencing. Expect a response within two to four days. This service is free.

Feline Health Center, Cornell University
Dr. Louis J. Camuti Feline Consultation and Diagnostic Service 1-800-KITTYDR They are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 12 pm and 2 to 4 pm EST, except holidays. You will be charged a fee.

Animal Humane Society Behavior Helpline
(763) 489-2202. This service is free

Animal Rescue League Pet Behavior Helpline
(617) 226-5666. This service is free.