Telephone services at the University of Lincoln Animal Behaviour Clinic will be unavailable from 6am on Sunday the 15th of July to 6am on Monday the 16th of July. If you are a current behaviour client within your 3 month follow up period since your last behaviour consultation, or the vet of a client we have seen; and have a behavioural emergency, please call 07930418657 and leave your name, your pet’s name and contact number and one of the clinic team will get back to you.
If your query is non-urgent or if you are not a current clinic client please call the clinic telephone number 01522 835475 once the service is restored after 6am on Monday the 16th of July.
UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN – ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR CLINIC
We are a referral only animal behaviour clinic.
In order for us to see a dog or cat for a behavioural consultation we need a referral form and clinical history from the referring veterinarian and a history form from the owner.
Please send us a completed veterinary referral form and a full up to date clinical history for the pet
Please send us a completed pet (dog or cat) history form
The forms can be sent to us via:
Address: Minster House, University of Lincoln, Green Lane, Lincoln, LN6 7DL
Once we have received the veterinary referral form, a clinical history and the pets history form, we will be in touch to book you in for a behavioural consultation.
DAYS AND TIMES: Consultations take place Monday to Friday throughout the year. Please allow several hours for your visit as consultations are usually 2-3 hours in length.
WHO: We usually ask you to bring all your pets and all members of the family to the consultation if possible.
VIDEO: In addition, if you have any video footage of your pet’s behaviour, please email the footage to us or bring the footage with you to the behaviour consultation. If you do not feel it is safe to video tape your pet’s behaviour, please do not attempt to make a video.
INSURANCE: If your pet is insured check if they are covered for behavioural problems. Although we cannot claim directly from the insurance company, we are happy to complete the necessary paperwork to enable you to claim the money back on your insurance. In all cases where further medical tests or medication are required these will be arranged and charged through the referring veterinary surgeon.
3 MONTH FOLLOW UP SUPPORT
Telephone and email follow up are included in the cost of the initial consultation for a period of 3 months after the date of this consultation. If a follow up consultation or 1-2-1 session are required, either within or outside of this 3 month period, these are charged additionally to the initial consultation fee.
STANDARD FEE: Our initial consultation standard fee is £480 incl VAT.
TEACHING CASE FEE: Our initial consultation discounted fee for dogs for teaching cases is a fixed cost of £380 incl VAT, for the same service as an initial standard consultation. We ask you to indicate which service you would like on your behavioural history form.
STANDARD FEE: Our initial consultation standard fee is £420 incl VAT.
TEACHING CASE FEE: Our initial consultation discounted fee for feline teaching cases is £222 incl VAT, for the same service as an initial standard consultation.
CAT HOME VISITS
We also offer home visit consultations (within 20 miles of LN6 postcode)
STANDARD HOME VISIT FEE: The current price for a standard rate home visit is £600 incl VAT (plus return travel at 45p per mile). Please contact us to discuss a home visit further.
TEACHING HOME VISIT FEE: Teaching rate home visit fees are discounted if consent is given for them to be used for teaching (video only, no student observers). The current price for a teaching rate home visit is £300 incl VAT (plus return travel at 45p per mile).
We ask you to indicate which service you would like on your behavioural history form.
* TEACHING CASES: As we are a teaching institution, a discount is offered for any case where you choose to give us consent to use the material in teaching. This usually includes video recording of the consultation and remote video viewing by students, all of which are studying related courses and have signed confidentiality agreements.
University of Lincoln
The clinic is run by a team of highly qualified and dedicated individuals to ensure that you and your pet receive the most up to date and appropriate behaviour advice possible.