Need help with your dog or cat?

If you’re having difficulties with housetraining your pet, excessive barking, scratching or other pet concerns, take a look at our Behavior handouts on this page. If you still need assistance after reading our information, please call us at 831-264-5422. Our helpline can receive calls, 24 hours a day, with an automated greeting and will record your concern and questions. Calls are usually returned within 24 to 72 hours.

The following behavior handouts are available and may be printed by clicking on the appropriate link.

Selecting a Pet

Seasonal Pet Care Tips

Other Pet Related Information

Dog Behavior Information

Cat Behavior Information

Private Behavior Training

The SPCA offers low-cost private training for you either at the shelter or in the convenience of your own home.