Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Hot Line Offers Pet Behavior Help.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports

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The Animal Humane Association of New Mexico hopes to reduce the number of pets surrendered to the shelter because of behavior problems with a new "Behavior Help Line."

By calling a toll-free number and leaving a brief message about the behavioral problem, pet owners can receive help. The Animal Humane Association will send information and make follow-up calls to check on the progress of the pet's training.

"Behavior is the reason most animals are brought in," executive director Joel Warner said. …

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