Rolan Tripp, DVM, CABC

     Dr. Tripp received his doctorate from UC Davis veterinary school[1], and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music, and a Minor in Philosophy.  He has been the featured speaker in Tokyo, Japan, presented a paper at the International Conference on Behavioral Medicine in Birmingham, England, and lectured on animal behavior at the Smithsonian Institutionin Washington D.C.  He has published more than 40 articles in the Veterinary Literature.

     A regular guest on the Animal Planet Network, Dr. Tripp has appeared on both “Petsburgh, USA,” and “Good Dog U” a total of over 200 times including reruns. He is past President of the Santa Clara Valley Veterinary Medical Assn. and past member of the AVMA Council on Veterinary Service representing all U.S. Small Animal Veterinarians, and member of the Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics. 

     Dr. Tripp has taught a course on Animal Behavior at 7 US Veterinary schools and is certified by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. He is currently Chief Behaviorist at Hannah the Pet Society in Portland Oregon, and founder of, an online comprehensive collection of Pet Behavior Information. Dr. Tripp’s newest creation is a telecommunications pet behavior consulting service helping companion animal veterinarians to expand pet behavior services and treat psychologically related medical conditions (PsyMed).

[1] UC Davis was ranked in 2018 as the top rated Veterinary School in the world.

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Plan Support Teleconsults

After the Initial Analysis Teleconsult, add teleconsults with Dr. Tripp, as desired or needed, at this rate/hour.

Pet Happiness Basics Plan

Definition: An online, step by step, self-help, home-based plan, recommended for every dog or cat lover. Designed to lower pet stress to improve health, happiness and training results. Happy Pets! Happy Life! Save $50 when purchasing from your veterinarian. Annual Plan Fee. Cancel any time.

Analysis Teleconsult

An in-depth analysis to identify sources of Pet Stress that result in abnormal behavior and/or medical symptoms.

Canine Separation Distress

The definition is, "Anxious behaviors persisting greater than 5 minutes triggered by separation from an attachment figure" - but there is much more to it than that! This is one of the most common types of canine unhappiness. It is an emotional state, so normal "instruction training" is not sufficient. With this plan, you and your pet learn at your own pace from the comfort of home.

Evaluation Before Behavior Euthanasia

This evaluation is usually ordered by veterinarians before euthanizing a pet with severe behavior symptoms.