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350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7400
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Angell Animal Medical Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7282
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Angell West

293 Second Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 902-8400
For on-site assistance (check-ins and pick-ups):
(339) 970-0790
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Angell at Essex

565 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 304-4648
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-5055
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Cape Cod

1577 Falmouth Road, Centerville, MA 02632
(508) 775-0940
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Nevins Farm

400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 687-7453
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Northeast Animal Shelter

347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970
(978) 745-9888
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Behavior in Waltham

Jocelyn Strassel, M.S., CVT, holds Behavior appointments every Wednesday and every other Tuesday at the Angell West location in Waltham. Allyson Salzer, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CAAB, holds appointments in Waltham on Mondays only. We look forward to helping you!

Our Services

Behavior consultations for cats and dogs are available either in person or via video conference (only when the behavior can be appropriately assessed remotely.)

Plan Development

Following consultation, clients receive a detailed plan for their pet to modify behavior, and each consultation includes four months of email follow-up to provide ongoing support following the consultation.

Positive-based behavior modification treatment plans for issues such as:

  • Aggression towards people and/or other animals
  • Separation anxiety
  • Noise phobias
  • House soiling and marking
  • Generalized anxiety
  • Situational anxiety (car rides, slippery floors, vet visits)
  • New baby acclimation
  • Furniture scratching
  • Excessive vocalization
  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • Compulsive behavior

For more information on Dog Training Classes, please click here.


293 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: 617-989-1520

Angell West Hours

Monday: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm
Tuesday: 10:00am, 12:00pm (every other week)
Wednesday: 10:00am, 12:00pm

Behavior Team



If you have any questions please contact Michalla Bishop at:

The referral line: 617 - 989 - 1520, or
The referral fax: 617 - 989 - 1627

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