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Behavior Help

If you have questions or concerns about the behavior of your pet(s) at home, please feel free to browse our library of information about common behavior issues below. You may also call our behavior specialists at (517) 626-6060 extension 141, or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Our behavior staff will do their best to return your phone call or email within 24-72 hours.


You may also wish to refer to the ASPCA Virtual Pet Behaviorist web page, to browse their library.


CAHS also hosts affordable obedience classes. For more information, or to sign up, please view this page.


All Pets

Cleaning Odors and Stains

Moving with Your Pet

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Cat Behavior

A New Cat in the Home

Aggression Between Cats in Your Home

Fear of Places and Objects

Introducing a New Cat to Your Resident Cat

Introducing Your Dog to a New Cat

Litter Box Problems


Dog Behavior

Bringing a new dog home:

A New Dog in the House

A New Puppy in the Home

Introducing Your New Dog to Household Dogsbandit3

Introducing Your New Dog to Your Cat

Introducing Your New Dog to You Children


Crate Training Your Dog

Housetraining Adult Dogs

Housetraining Puppies

Nothing in Life is Free

Positive Reinforcement Training

Professional Trainers in the Lansing Area

Behavior Issues and Remedies:

Chewing in Adult Dogs

Chewing in Puppies


Mouthing, Nipping and Play Biting in Adult Dogs

Mouthing in Puppies

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