Author Archives: Ilana Reisner

Dog welfare in the Year of the Dragon

Tonight at midnight marks the start of the Year of the Dragon. In the Chinese Zodiac, the dragon represents power, strength and good luck. These auspicious qualities are needed at a time of deep change in Chinese culture. Animal cruelty … Continue reading

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Introducing our new employee and device-tester, Ivy

Ivy Lee Introducing Ivy Lee, the first of several new members of our inimitable staff at Reisner Veterinary Behavior & Consulting Services. She is 5 or perhaps 7 years old and was brought as a stray to a local shelter, … Continue reading

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Seven Litter Boxes Gone Wrong

One of the benefits of making housecalls is being invited into the homes of my patients. In homes with cats, litter boxes make for some interesting social as well as elimination (that is, bathroom) behaviors. Not everyone is aware of … Continue reading

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Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Dog People

Just in time for 2012, here are ten suggested New Year’s Resolutions for those of us who live with companion dogs. Each will be expanded in its own blog post in the coming weeks. Read a positive reinforcement-based training book. … Continue reading

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After the Holidays….

The Holidays — all of them — last a long time and many of us are preoccupied by the inevitable planning, shopping, hosting or visiting, travel and other out-of-routine activities. Our companion animals manage to skate through it all, but … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to Reisner Veterinary Behavior & Consulting Services’ website. Please visit the different pages to get an idea of our services. On the navigation menu you can scroll through pages for the behavior consultation service for pet owners, professional consulting … Continue reading

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