Companion Animal Professionals Volunteering for ABRIonline.org

We at ABRIonline are proud to have worked with many of the leading veterinarians, veterinary technicians, trainers, shelter workers, and other animal behavior professionals. These experts have generously volunteered their time and efforts to help create the videos, podcasts, and other resources for the companion animal professional community. We invite you to learn more about these outstanding individuals by clicking on the thumbnail below. This will display their biography, as well as contact information, links to websites, and a partial list of recent publications.

 

R.K. Anderson

DVM, MPH, DACVB, DACVPM
 
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Animal Behavior Resources Institute, Inc.
  • Falcon Heights, MN
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Teoti Anderson

BA, CPDT
 
  • Owner
  • Pawsitive Results, L.L.C.
  • Lexington, SC
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Melissa Bain

DVM, DACVB, MS
 
  • Asst Professor Clinical Animal Behavior
  • UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Behavior Service
  • Davis, CA
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Bonnie Beaver

DVM, DACVB, MS
 
  • College Station, TX
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John Ciribassi

BS, DVM, DACVB
 
  • Owner
  • Chicagoland Veterinary Behavior Consultants
  • Carol Stream, IL
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Kellyann Conway-Payne

BA, CABC
 
  • New Port RIchey, FL
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Terry Curtis

DVM, MS
 
  • Clinical Behaviorist
  • University of Florida
  • Gainsville, FL
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Sheila D'Arpino

BS, DVM, DACVB
 
  • Veterinary Behaviorist
  • Animal Rescue League of Boston
  • Boston, MA
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Steve Dale

BA
 
  • Chicago, IL
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Nicholas Dodman

BVMS, MRCVS, DACVB
 
  • Professor Section Head, Program Director
  • Tufts’ Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • North Grafton, MA
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Jean Donaldson

 
  • Owner
  • The Academy for Dog Trainers
  • Oakland, CA
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Ian Dunbar

PhD, CPDT
 
  • Sirius Puppy Training
  • San Francisco, CA
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Keri Gorman

 
  • Owner
  • Keri Gorman Consulting
  • Portland, OR
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Kelly Gorman Dunbar

CPDT
 
  • Executive Editor
  • Dog Star Daily
  • Berkeley, CA
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Temple Grandin

Ph.D.
 
  • Professor of Animal Science
  • Colorado State University
  • Fort Collins, CO
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Lore Haug

CABC, CPDT, DACVB, MS
 
  • Texas Veterinary Behavior Services
  • Sugar Land, TX
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Suzanne Hetts

CAAB, PhD
 
  • Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist
  • Animal Behavior Associates, Inc.
  • Littleton, CO
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Debra Horwitz

DVM, DACVB, BS
 
  • Veterinary Behavior Consultations
  • St. Louis, MO
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Katherine Houpt

VMD, DACVB,PhD
 
  • Director
  • Animal Behavior Consultants of Northern Michigan
  • Gaylord, MI
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Soraya Juarbe-Diaz

DVM, DACVB, CAAB
 
  • Tampa, FL
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Trish King

CDBC, CPDT, BA
 
  • Behavior & Training Director
  • Marin Humane Society
  • Novato, CA
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Janice Koler-Matznick

 
  • Owner
  • The Dog Advisor
  • Central Point, OR
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Marilyn Krieger

BA, MA, CCBC
 
  • Certified Cat Behavior Consultant
  • The Cat Coach, LLC
  • Redwood City, CA
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Gary Landsberg

DVM, MRCVS,DACVB, dipECVBM-CA
 
  • North Toronto Animal Clinic
  • Thornhill, ON
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Karen London

Ph.D., CAAB, CPDT
 
  • Flagstaff, AZ
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Amy Marder

VMD, CAAB
 
  • Director, Center for Behavior and Traini
  • Animal Rescue League of Boston
  • Boston, MA
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Patricia McConnell

Ph.D.
 
  • Owner
  • McConnell Publishing
  • Black Earth, WI
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Leslie McDevitt

MLA, CDBC, CPDT
 
  • Director, Obedience Program
  • Y2K( Dog Sports Center
  • Erdenheim, PA
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Patrick Melese

MS, DVM, DACVB
 
  • Veterinary Behavior Consultants
  • San Diego, CA
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Jenn Merritt

BA, CPDT
 
  • Owner
  • Blue Dog Creature Coaching
  • Elfland, NC
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Jennifer Messer

BA, DVM
 
  • Director
  • PavSki
  • Ottawa, ON
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Adam Miklosi

Ph.D.
 
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Ethology
  • Eötvös Loránd University
  • Budapest, AL
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Robert Miller

DVM
 

Pat Miller

CDBC, CPDT, BS
 
  • Owner
  • Peaceable Paws
  • Fairplay, MD
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Kelly Moffat

DVM, DACVB
 
  • Veterinary Behaviorist
  • VCA Mesa Animal Hospital
  • Mesa, AZ
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Jacqueline Neilson

DVM,DACVB
 
  • Animal Behavior Clinic
  • Portland, OR
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Leslie Nelson

 
  • Owner and Training Director
  • Tails-U-Win Canine Center
  • Manchester, CT
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Peter Neville

DHc, BSc(Hons), CABP
 
  • Director
  • Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (UK)
  • Rosshire, Scotland, CO
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Mary Lee Nitschke

PhD, CAAB, CPDT
 
  • Linfield College, Animal School Services
  • Portland, OR
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Karen Overall

VMD, PhD, Diplomate ACVB
 
  • Center for Neurobiology and Behavior
  • U of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Glen Mills, PA
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Colleen Pelar

CPDT-KA, CDBC
 
  • Co-Owner
  • All About Dogs, LLC
  • VA
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Bradley Phifer

CPDT
 
  • Director of Pet Behavior Services
  • Broad Ripple Animal Clinic & Wellness Center
  • Indianapolis, IN
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Ginny Price

MS, CVT
 
  • Faculty
  • St. Petersburg College
  • St. Petersburg, FL
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Lisa Radosta

DVM, DACVB
 
  • Veterinary Behaviorist
  • Florida Veterinary Behavior Service
  • Royal Palm Beach, FL
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Tanya Roberts

CPDT
 
  • Oregon Humane Society
  • Portland, OR
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Jesús Rosales-Ruiz

Ph.D.
 
  • Associate Professor
  • University of North Texas
  • Denton, TX
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Terry Ryan

 
  • Owner/Operator
  • Legacy Canine Behavior and Training
  • Sequim, WA
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Becky Schultz

BA
 
  • Plymouth, MN
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Kathy Sdao

MA, CAAB
 
  • Owner
  • Bright Spot Dog Training
  • Tacoma, WA
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Lynne Seibert

DVM, MS, PhD
 
  • Veterinary Specialty Center
  • Lynnwood, WA
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Kersti Seksel

BVSc (Hons), MRCVS, MA (Hons) FACVSc
 
  • Registered Veterinary Specialist
  • Sydney Animal Behaviour Service
  • Seaforth, New South Wales, AL
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Julie Shaw

RVT
 
  • Animal Behavior Clinic Purdue University
  • West Layfayette, IN
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Barbara Sherman

DVM, DACVB, PhD, CAAB
 
  • Director
  • Animal Behavior Service
  • Raleigh, NC
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Pia Silvani

CPDT
 
  • St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center
  • Madison, NJ
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Angelica Steinker

M Ed, CAP, CDBC
 
  • President
  • Courteous Canine, Inc.
  • Lutz, FL
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Victoria Stilwell

 
  • Positively.com
  • Atlanta, GA
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Valarie Tynes

BS, DVM, DACVB
 
  • Consultant
  • Premier Veterinary Behavior Consulting
  • Sweetwater, TX
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Janet Velenovsky

CPDT-KA, CDBC, KPA CTP, ACCBC
 
  • Owner
  • Kaizen Pet Training & Behavior
  • VA
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Alice Villalobos

DVM
 
  • Animal Oncology Consultation Service
  • Woodland Hills, CA
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Joel Walton

BS, CPDT
 
  • Owner
  • Walton Family Dog Training LLC
  • Prince Fredrick, MD
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Jennifer White

 
  • Rivendale Learning Center
  • Woodinville, WA
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Steve White

 
  • Rivendale Learning Center
  • Woodinville, WA
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Sophia Yin

MS, DVM
 
  • Applied Animal Behaviorist
  • San Francisco Veterinary Specialists
  • San Francisco, CA
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