Speaker: Debra F. Horwitz, DVM, Dipl. ACVB
Time: 6:30pm - 9pm
Debra F. Horwitz, DVM, Diplomate, ACVB
Veterinary Behavior Consultations
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
6:30pm - 9pm
Plan to take a complimentary tour of the museum during the cocktail hour prior to the CE event.
Presentation Notes (Login Required)
Welcome home-easing the transition for the newly adopted pet
Homes that use rescue and shelters to bring home a new pet have skyrocket. Find out how to help pet owners ease the adjustment for both of them leading to life long bonds. Fear Free handling will also be discussed.
Learn how to set up safety plans and techniques to assess treatment progress and the prognosis for aggressive dogs
Dr. Debra Horwitz received her DVM from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. She is a frequent lecturer in both North America and abroad on behavioral topics to veterinarians and pet owners and often featured on both television and radio and is a behavioral consultant for the VIN. She has authored and edited several books and book chapters including Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior 1st edition co-authored with Jacqui Neilson, the second edition will be published in 2016. Her other books include the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine 1st and 2nd editions, behavior section editor The 5-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, third, fourth and fifth editions, and co-author of the Lifelearn Behavior Client Handouts. She is also the lead editor of a book for pet owners authored by diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Decoding your Dog published in January 2014. She was president of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists 2006-2008. In 2012 she received the Veterinarian of the Year from Ceva Animal Health at the Annual Show Dogs of the Year® Awards and was voted NAVC 2012 and NAVC 2014 Small Animal Speaker of the Year.