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Channel Highway Animal Hospital, led by Dr. Katrina Ward, is a renowned veterinary practice based in Hobart, Tasmania. With over 20 years of experience working with a wide range of animals, Dr. Ward specializes in behavioural medicine, focusing on improving the mental welfare of her patients. She is dedicated to helping pet owners, trainers, breeders, shelters, and rescue organizations address behavioural issues in animals, ultimately aiming to prevent relinquishment or euthanasia due to such problems.

Dr. Ward’s approach involves a comprehensive assessment of each animal’s behaviour, considering potential medical factors contributing to the issue. She provides personalized, scientifically proven solutions to meet the needs of both the pet and its owner. As a Fear Free Certified Professional and a Certified Animal-Assisted Intervention Specialist, Dr. Ward ensures a compassionate and effective approach to resolving behavioural challenges, with ongoing support for her clients.

With a strong commitment to keeping pets and their owners together harmoniously, Dr. Katrina Ward and her team at Channel Highway Animal Hospital offer expert guidance and care to improve the well-being of animals and strengthen the human-animal bond. While Dr. Ward is set to retire in 2024 and is not taking new cases, she continues to provide dedicated support to her existing clients, ensuring that their needs are met with professionalism, compassion, and understanding.