At Mooikloof EduPet, our team has many years of experience of dealing with dogs and cats with behaviour disorders such as anxiety, hyperactivity, aggression, soiling in the house, obsessive behaviour and excessive barking. Each pet has a different set of circumstances we take into account when offering a solution. The first step is to do a thorough assessment, and then a management plan will be crafted for you and your pet. We will guide and support you throughout the process.

We employ a wide range of treatment modalities – including manipulation of the pet’s environment, psychological methods (behaviour modification), clicker training, TellingtonTouch (TTouch) and medication when necessary. When offering a solution, we take into account the client’s situation and capabilities to construct a personalised treatment plan.

Marlyn Repsold is a dog expert with years of experience in behavioural assessments and dog training, and works at the Mooikloof Companion Animal Centre (MCAC) in the east of Pretoria as well as at clients' homes. She can be contacted at edupet@mcac.africa or 0723791030.

Dr Erica Cosijn, our CEO at MCAC, is a qualified TTouch practitioner dealing with dogs, cats and small pets. She can be contacted at erica@ttouch.co.za or 0828951917. Read more at www.ttouch.co.za.

Dr Quixi Sonntag, a co-owner of MCAC, is a veterinarian and full-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria. Quixi consults from time to time at the Onderstepoort Behaviour Clinic at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, Faculty of Veterinary Science. To make an appointment, please contact Sr Carla van der Merwe at carla.vandermerwe@up.ac.za, or 012 529 8149. Quixi deals with dogs and cats.