Behaviour Services

Oxfordshire Animal Behaviour and Training brings you years of experience in dealing with the vast spectrum of behaviour issues that can occur in dogs, cats and rabbits – constructing effective training and behaviour programmes based on scientifically sound methods and positive training, without resorting to the outdated methods of coercion, intimidation or punishment. Owners are encouraged and coached to understand their pets, and the emphasis is on fostering a mutually beneficial partnership, as well as providing rehabilitation focusing on training self control, improving emotional associations, building resilience and training alternative behaviours.

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits



Canine behaviour is a complex subject and one size does not fit all. For this reason, it is very important that any behaviour advice be tailored to individual needs. Training needs can also be included in your behaviour and training plan.

We can help you with a range of canine behaviour issues includes problems such as:

  • Barking/reactivity
  • Hyperactivity
  • Separation related issues
  • Phobias
  • Veterinary handling
  • Abnormal repetitive behaviours
  • Fearfulness
  • All types of aggression
  • This list is not exhaustive.

Behaviour consultation £185 includes:

90-120 minute home consultation
Ongoing remote support for 6 months
Information handouts
Bespoke behaviour and training plan
Liaising with veterinary professionals

Follow up practical sessions £50/hour

Clients who experience issues with aggression towards dogs or people, have the option to join our specialized classes to help boost their behaviour modification programme.

Where appropriate, phone consultations are also available for simple but invaluable advice including:

  • Choosing a new puppy or dog to suit your personality type-energy levels and lifestyle
  • Bringing a new puppy home
  • How to safely introduce a new dog to your household
  • How to introduce your new baby to your dog
  • Managing a multi-dog household
  • Behavioural changes in senior dogs

Phone consultations are available from £1.25 per minute.



Cats are sensitive creatures who can become easily stressed if they experience sudden changes in their environment. we can often overlook issues with our cats until they cause us stress. it is important to address issues early to be successful. If your cat is feeling anxious and stressed, or your usually well-behaved kitty has turned into a feline terror, we can help, be it with simple or more complex issues.

Issues may include:

  • Settling in a new rescue cat
  • Kitten advice
  • Soiling indoors
  • Scratching the furniture
  • Fighting with other household cats
  • Being bullied by neighbourhood cats
  • Displaying aggression towards humans
  • Not coping with the arrival of a new puppy or baby
  • Or any other issue

Service fee £185 includes:

  • 1-2 hour home consultation
  • Ongoing remote support
  • Information handouts
  • Bespoke behaviour and training plan
  • Liaising with veterinary professionals

Phone consultations are available from £20+ depending on duration and ongoing support needed.



Rabbits have a unique social structure and communication system and can be easily misunderstood. Rabbits also require space and enrichment to provide them with natural outlets for their behavioural needs. A lack of understanding in what makes your rabbit tick can result in a very unhappy bunny. Resulting issues may include:

  • Aggression towards other rabbits
  • Aggression towards humans/owners
  • Issues with handling
  • Fear
  • Destructive behaviour

If your rabbit is under stress and displaying unwanted behaviours, do not delay getting help, as the problem is unlikely to improve on its own and will probably escalate. We can help you to understand your rabbit better to give them the happiest life possible.

Service fee £75 includes:

  • 90 minutes home consultation
  • Ongoing remote support
  • Information handouts/links
  • Bespoke behaviour and training report
  • liaising with your veterinary professional as needed

Phone consultations are available from £20+ depending on duration and ongoing support needed.