Welcome to the ethology unit​​. 
We offer assistance to clients whose companion animals have behaviour problems.


What animals do we treat?
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses

What does treatment entail?

Treatment may include medication, behavioural modification, animal training through positive reinforcement and environmental adjustments.

Consultation bookings

Onderstepoort Animal Behaviour Clinic temporary closed: Reopening second semester 2024

Sr Carla van der Merwe: +27(0) 86 100 8387

Veterinary education

Our academic personnel are involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training, as well as continuing education for practitioners. Our teaching model includes hybrid and case-based learning, as well as practical animal handling training on live animals and models.


Click here to learn more about our research expertise and teaching staff.

Looking for the veterinary hospital?
Go to OVAH page 

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