Veterinarians


NSVH

Click to visit the Newtown Square Veterinary Hospital website.

NSVH is a progressive, privately owned, boutique-style, full service veterinary hospital created by Dr. Heather DiGiacomo, VMD, a lifelong resident of the Main Line and an experienced small animal veterinarian. Dr. DiGiacomo has designed an innovative veterinary model where client and patient relationships are cultivated and nurtured. Dr. DiGiacomo is a Fear Free Certified Professional who uses a variety of techniques to keep your pet’s visits to NSVH as stress-free as possible.

 

Reisner Veterinary Behavior and Consulting

Click to visit the Reisner Veterinary Behavior and Consulting Services website.

Ilana Reisner, DVM, PhD, DACVB has been a veterinary behaviorist, a veterinarian board-certified in behavioral medicine, since the specialty of veterinary behavior was established in 1995. As a veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Reisner has expertise in both normal (though often undesirable) and abnormal behaviors of all companion animal species. Reisner Veterinary Behavior & Consulting Services provides veterinary behavior consultation for pet owners and veterinarians in Philadelphia and Southeast Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and New York City.

Books


The Culture Clash, 2nd Edition by Jean Donaldson

Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs by Malena DeMartini-Price

The Power of Positive Dog Training, 2nd Edition by Pat Miller

The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell

A Guide to Living with and Training A Fearful Dog by Debbie Jacobs

Living with Kids and Dogs Without Losing Your Minds by Colleen Pelar

Life Skills for Puppies: Laying the Foundation for a Loving, Lasting Relationship by Helen Zulch and Daniel Mills

 

Websites


Malena DeMartini Logo
Malena DeMartini – The Experts in Helping Dogs with Separation Anxiety: https://malenademartini.com

 

Pet Professional Guild

Pet Professional Guild: https://www.petprofessionalguild.com

 

APDT

Association of Professional Dog Trainers: https://apdt.com

 

Muzzle Up Project

The Muzzle Up Project: https://muzzleupproject.com

 

Companion Animal Psychology

Companion Animal Psychology: http://www.companionanimalpsychology.com

 

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior Position Statements


Positive Veterinary Care: https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Positive-Veterinary-Care-Position-Statement-download.pdf

Puppy Socialization: https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Puppy_Socialization_Position_Statement_Download_-_10-3-14.pdf

Dominance:  https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Dominance_Position_Statement_download-10-3-14.pdf