Animal Behaviorists Are Trained

Animal behaviorists are trained in answering what are called “Tinbergen’s Four Questions”: What is the cause of the behavior? What mechanism is underlying it? What “triggered” it just now? How did the behavior develop within the individual’s lifetime? What function or functions does the behavior serve?How did the behavior evolve over time? The answers to […]

Help for People Who Have Pets With Behavior Problems

The mission of San Diego Pet Behavior Associates is to provide effective, ethical and humane behavior interventions to improve the quality of life between people and their animals. There is always a motivation behind pet behavior problems that is often counter-intuitive. The key is to conduct a behavioral assessment to determine the cause of the […]