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Services Pet Training Private Consultations

Private Consultations

Private Consults at Calgary Humane Society

Private animal behaviour consultations are available at Calgary Humane Society for pet owners who need additional help with concerns specific to their pet. These one-on-one sessions give you more time and attention to work on behaviour concerns with a qualified professional.

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Private Cat Consults

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Due to the important role environment plays in feline behaviour, cat consults are only offered virtually at this time.

The experienced cat consultants at Calgary Humane Society offer private, one-on-one sessions for cat owners and their cats. Learn the latest science-based behaviour modification techniques for minimizing undesirable behaviours and encouraging appropriate ones. Our cat consults focus on learning your cat’s specific needs and environment so we can best identify the problem and offer adequate solutions.

To book your private cat consult, please complete this form and we will reach out to schedule your appointment.

Cat Consult Form

When experiencing behaviour issues, you should always be working with your veterinarian to ensure any behavioural concerns are not due to an underlying medical issue requiring veterinary care.

Examples of concerns addressed in private cat sessions:

  • Meowing at night
  • Destructive chewing and scratching
  • Fearfulness
  • House soiling and litter box issues
  • Aggressive tendencies
  • Introduction to a new home and new pets
  • Conflict between cats
  • Resource guarding (e.g., food, toys)
  • Moderate separation anxiety

Private Cat Consult Pricing:

  • 30 Minute Sessions
  • Initial Session: $60.00
  • Subsequent Sessions: $50.00

Private Dog Consults

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Dog consults are only offered in person at our onsite training facility at this time.

The behaviour certified trainers at Calgary Humane Society offer private, one-on-one sessions for dog owners and their dogs. Learn the latest science-based behaviour modification techniques for minimizing undesirable behaviours and encouraging appropriate ones. These sessions are ideal for people who would like more one-on-one assistance with their dogs than traditional classes might offer, or for dogs who would not cope well in a multi-dog classroom environment.

To book your private dog consult, please complete this form and we will reach out to schedule your appointment.

Dog Consult Form

When experiencing behaviour issues, you should always be working with your veterinarian to ensure any behavioural concerns are not due to an underlying medical issue requiring veterinary care.

Examples of concerns addressed in private dog consult sessions:

  • Fearfulness
  • House training
  • Reactivity
  • Resource guarding (e.g., food, toys)
  • Moderate separation anxiety

Private Dog Consult Pricing:

  • 60 Minute
    • Initial Session: $120
    • Subsequent Session: $100
  • *120 Minute Complex Behaviour
    • Initial Session: $220
    • Subsequent Session: $200

*Known history of aggression resulting in injury to another animal or person. CHS will work with your aggressive dog, but pricing is different for aggression cases due to the intensive nature of training involved.

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