Services

Puppies

Virtual 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.

Behavior Problems

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.

Prepare for your session
Put dog up in a safe area for my arrival. Have available high value treats cur into small pieces, such as, cheese, hotdogs, or cooked chicken. If food allergies are a problem, use permitted treats. Sessions last 90-120 minutes.

IN CLINIC EVALUATIONS:

  • Avalon Animal Clinic (Castleton)
    Tuesdays 9am-5pm
    Call for fees
    317-842-4618
  •  Thorntown Vet Clinic (north of Lebanon about 6 miles)
    Mondays 8am-4pm
    Wednesday 8am-1pm
    Call for fees
    765-436-2323
  • Hillview Vet Clinic ( Franklin, In off i-65, 20 minutes southwest of Indy)
    Thursdays (8am-5pm)

Call for fees: Two 1 hour visits includes Registered Vet Technician and full fear free certified (Elite) for assessment and training program

IN-HOME VISITS:

  • Fridays

Fee is $300.00 for the first hour plus $100.00 for each additional hour.  Second visit is $200.00 with each additional hour $100.
Trip fee: minimum $25

Introduction document

We ask that all pets be put in a secure location prior to Dr. Kiley’s visit.  Have high value treats (such as hot dog, chicken or cheese cut into small pieces. (notify Dr. Kiley of any food allergies).

Home visits usually last between 90-120 minutes depending on issue and number of pets.

*  Cancellations will be charged a $25.00 fee and require an additional $50.00 non-refundable fee to reschedule.

Proof of current rabies vaccinations must be received BEFORE consult will be confirmed.

Labwork from your vet may be required for medication.

Cancellation policy: A 72 hour notice is required avoid losing your deposit.

TRAINING CLASSES

In clinic puppy socialization (Thorntown class): $125.00,  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.

Contact will be made between referring veterinarian and Dr. Kiley in regards to treatment plan.

Introduction

New Pet training form