Surrey Animal Behaviourist

Welcome to Animal Behaviour Consult Ltd, which is owned and managed by myself, Deborah Fry - a qualified and professional Animal Behaviourist and Expert Witness in animal-related law, covering the Surrey area.  I am a Certificated Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CCAB) accredited by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), a Certificated Member of the Fellowship of Animal Behaviour Clinicians (FABC), and a Full Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC). I am registered as a Clinical Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council (ABTC). By combining extensive experience and sound scientific knowledge, I provide the following animal behaviour, welfare and related expert witness services.


By combining extensive experience and sound scientific knowledge, I provide the following services.

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Animal behaviour consultations

Animal behaviour consultations address issues including anxieties, fears, phobias, frustration, aggression, separation-related issues, house soiling and repetitive behaviour. I provide dog behaviour, cat behaviour and rabbit behaviour consultations.

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Behaviour referral service for Veterinary Surgeons

I offer a professional behavioural referral service for Veterinary Surgeons and their clients.

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Animal behaviour assessments & reports for child adoption or fostering agencies / Social Services / School Dog Assessments

If animal owners are applying to adopt or foster a child, or on referral from agencies or social services, I assess the behaviour and temperament of animals within the home.

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Animal behaviour or welfare expert witness services

I provide criminal or civil act expert witness services, to include a report-based unbiased expert opinion concerning the behaviour or welfare of domesticated dogs, cats or rabbits. I also attend court where necessary.

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Peer-reviewed published articles

I have written animal behaviour articles which have been peer-reviewed and published.

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Teaching and supervision

For those working towards clinical animal behaviourist accreditation, I provide regular teaching and supervision opportunities.

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