Behavioral Care

Anxiety and other behavior problems can be a major stressor for both pets and their families. Our vets can help prescribe medication and develop treatment plans to ease to stresses of modern dog and cat life. Our practice utilizes Fear FreeTM techniques to reduce your pet's stress at the vet.


Dr. Blackwood is a certified Fear Free professional, and has instituted Fear Free practices throughout the hospital to help reduce your pets stress at the vet. Fear Free techniques combine the recognition of stressors and signs of stress in our animals with a range of handling techniques and pharmaceutical interventions to make every visit to our office as pleasant as possible.