Pre-pet counseling – we will help you choose a breed or type of dog which will best fit into your life through a thorough interview with your family members. Information on helping locate a suitable breeder, rescue group or shelter will be provided as well as discussing health issues, training/exercise needs ,and grooming of your choices. Crate selection and living arrangements best suitable for your household will be discussed.
New puppy counseling – An in home service to help your new puppy settle into their forever home. We will discuss owner expectations and take a look at the home set up to help the puppy settle into his new place and provide useful information for their new families. Topics will include crate training, housebreaking, leash training, exercise, socialization and prevention of problem behaviors such as jumping, barking and digging. Any issues that the family is already having with their new member will also be evaluated. Training aids, reading materials and interactive toys will be available.
An extended home visit to evaluate problems with puppies, dogs, and cats. Problems such as anxiety, aggression, compulsive disorders, house soiling, social manner problems, inter-dog or inter-cat problems, geriatric behavior problems, and vocalization will be evaluated and managed. Behavior modification through positive training methods and drug therapy(if needed) will be applied. Training aids, interactive toys and reading materials will be available on a per case basis. All training aids will be fitted and demonstrated.
An initial interview will be set up after owners fill out a questionnaire on the pet and their problems. The problems will be identified and a treatment plan will be formulated. Behavior modification techniques will be outlined and demonstrated with your pet and a trained pet. If drug therapy is to be included, a prescription medication will be discussed with your regular veterinarian. All recommended prescriptions will be dispensed by your vet.
A individualized training program will be printed for each patient which includes patient assessment and behavior modification exercises through email attachments or regular mail. Follow-up phone calls and emails are unlimited for one year.
IN CLINIC EVALUATIONS:
- Avalon Animal Clinic (Castleton)
- Thorntown Vet Clinic (north of Lebanon about 6 miles)
Mondays all day till 5
Fees for these two locations are 125.00 for the first pet and $50.00 for second pet(2 animals is 1.5 hrs). Second or additional visits are $50.00/for 45 min visit and additional 25 for second pet
- Hillview Vet Clinic ( Franklin, In off i-65, 20 minutes southwest of Indy)
Fee is 250.00 for 2 visit package each 1 hour and at this location I join Alicea Howell a KPT dog trainer and Vet Tech(behavior) for assessment and training program
- Wednesday and Friday afternoons 2-4pm
Fee is 250.00 for the first hour and 100.00 for each additional visit (minimum 1.5 hours so expect at least 300.00). Second visit is 150.00 for 1 hour.
Additional charges if greater than 45 miles from home office in Lebanon
* To guarantee your appointment a $50 non refundable deposit will be charged and can be mailed to :
Shannon M Kiley DVM , 1171 Holmes Rd, Lebanon, In 46052
Cancellation policy: A 72 hour notice is required avoid losing your deposit.
In clinic puppy socialization (Thorntown class): $100.00, includes puppy manual, for 4 weeks. Rotating class allows you to start at anytime. Ages 8 weeks – 6 months.
Training Tune-up maintenance opportunities: $10.00/hr A structured 1 hour field trip to practice in real life situations. TBA – Sign up for email notification.
All medications to be dispensed will be scripted or dispensed through your regular veterinarian. Contact will be made between referring veterinarian and Dr. Kiley in regards to treatment plan.
Training equipment can be purchased through Dr. Kiley, if available.