AVSAB is committed to improving the quality of life of all animals and strengthening the bond between animals and their owners.

Welcome to AVSAB

The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) is a group of veterinarians and research scientists dedicated to improving the lives of animals and people through an understanding of animal behavior. Join us and discover how insight into animal behavior can strengthen your bond with your pets and enhance the welfare of your patients.

Announcements

Current/renewing members should visit the Membership Page for more information about renewing your membership; new veterinary or affiliate members may apply at any time. We look forward to your participation and contribution to the organization!

Ceva sponsors Behavior Advocate Symposiums at various locations throughout the year. Each symposium is an all-day class taught by a qualified Veterinary Behavior Technician. Technicians attending the class get a free one year membership to SVBT. We are happy to announce that Ceva is now offering veterinarians a free one year membership to AVSAB for attending one of their symposiums. Click here for upcoming dates and locations (under State and Regional Conferences)

 

Save the Dates: Sept. 25-27, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV

AVSAB has teamed up with the SVBT (The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians) and the AVBT (The Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians) to hold an interactive, hands-on conference. 

Visit animalbehaviorconference.com for up to date information about the conference. Registration is now open!

AVSAB Blog

Check out our blog. Written/Compiled by Dr. Megan Maxwell, CAAB, the blog covers a variety of behavior topics including bark parks, the use of positive reinforcement, and teaching the use of the Freedom Harness.