Behavior Helpline

Behavior Helpline

Need Assistance Addressing a Behavioral Issue?

Animal Humane’s Behavior Helpline is a free service available to all pet owners who are experiencing behavior concerns with their dogs or cats. Our trained Behavior Team provides recommendations on many common issues from housetraining to managing multiple pets in your home.

Please submit a Behavior Helpline request for dog and cat behavior issues concerning:

  • Barking & Vocalization
  • Chasing
  • Destruction
  • Digging
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elimination & Housetraining
  • Escaping
  • Fearful Behavior
  • Introductions & Multiple Animal/Species Households
  • Puppy & Kitten Development
  • Separation Anxiety

You may also email your questions to or call 505.938.7900. If you do not reach a Behavior Specialist by phone, please leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible, The Behavior team works Monday-Friday and usually replies within 72 hours.