Pet Behavior and Training

Looking for information on specific handling or task training? Anderson Lakes Animal Hospital is here to help, with a variety of resources to help you in all things behavior and training for your pet!

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Figuring Out Training and Behavior for Your Pet

At Anderson Lakes Animal Hospital, we’re your go-to resource for all things Training and Behavior. Training is a lifelong journey suitable for any pet, covering everything from socialization to specialized skills. Our dedicated team is here to help you discover the training that best fits your pet’s needs, whether they’re a new addition or a long-time companion. For new pet parents, our comprehensive Puppy and Kitten Resources page offers valuable insights.

If you notice behavioral changes in your pet, give us a call. We prioritize ruling out medical conditions that might be influencing their behavior. Once medical concerns are addressed, we collaborate on solutions, ranging from increased exercise to structured classes. For more complex issues, we may refer you to a Veterinary Behavior Specialist. Your pet’s well-being is our priority, and we’re here to support you at every stage.

Training Resources

If you have specific questions regarding behavior, please call our office (952) 942-5506. 

Teaching Medically specific handling:

Sophia Yin Ear Cleaning/handling

How to train your dog (or cat) to love nail trims

How to’s From Mckeever Dermatology, including ear cleaning

Teaching your dog to love a muzzle:

Karen Pryor – Muzzle Training

We highly recommend Baskerville Muzzle- you can find them on Amazon or

The Muzzle Movement

Are you getting ready for a new baby or do you already have children? Here are some resources to check out.

Family Paws:

Book Recommendation: “Living With Kids and Dogs, Without Losing Your Mind” by Colleen Pelar

Helpful Training Videos for Your Pets

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Schedule Availability Note

We are booking out 2-3 weeks for technician appointments. We ask that clients pre-book these appointments to ensure their pet stays on schedule. 

Thank you,
The Staff of Anderson Lakes Animal Hospital