Seven reasons you should attend the IAABC Conference

We're a multi-species conference You'll have the chance to learn from experts from all over the animal behavior world, who you may never have had the opportunity to see if you stay in your bubble of expertise. Thinking about a different species can help you break out...
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Why Choose a Multi-Species Conference?

Our conference is for people who work with every species of companion animal: we have presenters who will focus on dogs, cats, parrots, and horses, as well as multi-species talks from Professor Susan Friedman. In your professional or volunteer role, you probably focus...
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What Can You Learn at an IAABC Conference?

What can you learn at an IAABC conference? This short video of clips from past presentations will give you an insight into the kinds of material we have to share with you at IAABC...
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Seven reasons you should attend the IAABC Conference

We're a multi-species conference You'll have the chance to learn from experts from all over the animal behavior world, who you may never have had the opportunity to see if you stay in your bubble of expertise. Thinking about a different species can help you break out...

Why Choose a Multi-Species Conference?

Our conference is for people who work with every species of companion animal: we have presenters who will focus on dogs, cats, parrots, and horses, as well as multi-species talks from Professor Susan Friedman. In your professional or volunteer role, you probably focus...

What Can You Learn at an IAABC Conference?

What can you learn at an IAABC conference? This short video of clips from past presentations will give you an insight into the kinds of material we have to share with you at IAABC...

Featured Speaker: Dr. Elinor Karlsson

FEATURED SPEAKER: Dr. Elinor Karlsson is an assistant professor in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the director of the Vertebrate Genomics Group at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She is excited by...

IAABC’s Official 2017 Conference T-Shirts

We're excited to bring you IAABC's official 2017 Conference t-shirts! https://www.booster.com/iaabc-conference-tees-2017 And if you'd prefer merchandise with our traditional IAABC Education logo (including super-snuggly heavyweight hoodies), we've got that covered...

Featured Speaker: Mychelle Blake

FEATURED SPEAKER: Mychelle Blake is the Project Manager for the IAABC and is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) through IAABC. She has been a regular contributor on cat and dog behavior for the Pet Health Network since 2014. Currently, she serves as the Web...

Featured Speaker: Dr. Lore Haug

FEATURED SPEAKER: DR. LORE HAUG Dr. Lore I. Haug, DVM, MS, DACVB, CABC is a Board certified veterinary behaviorist and IAABC certified animal behavior consultant from Texas. She grew up surrounded by animals and graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M College of...

Featured Speaker: Kristyn Vitale Shreve

This week's featured speaker is Kristyn Vitale Shreve, MEn, who will be talking about how a better understanding of cat behavior can enhance the human-feline bond. Kristyn is a National Science Foundation Research Fellow currently pursuing a Ph.D in Animal Sciences at...

Throwback Thursday – Dr. Tony Buffington

It's #ThrowbackThursday, so we're looking back at past conferences! Here's a snippet of Dr. Tony Buffington talking about cat nutrition and behavior at IAABC 2015. This year's cat presentations track will be full of exciting case studies and information, too. The full...

Featured Topic: Why Do Wolves Hunt Sheep While Dogs Herd Them?

The science around dog behavior is growing all the time. One of the most exciting areas of enquiry is in comparing domestic dogs with wild canids, to try to get a glimpse into how dogs have diverged and specialized because of human involvement in their lives. That's...

Featured Speaker: Trish McMillan Loehr

Trish McMillan Loehr, MS, is a certified professional dog trainer (through CCPDT) and certified dog behavior counselor (through IAABC) who holds a Master's degree in Animal Behavior from the University of Exeter in England. She specializes in training and behavior...

Topic of the Week: Parrots in Multiple Homes

Topic of the Week: Parrots in Multiple Homes Parrots are unique and challenging in many ways. Establishing and maintaining a positive relationship with a bird often pivots on understanding behavior, theirs and ours. Since most parrots will need a succession of homes,...

Featured Speaker: Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB

This week's Featured Speaker: Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB received his veterinary degree from the University of MN in 2002 and worked as a general practitioner for two years in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area before the start of his residency program. He operated a...

Teaser Time! Dr. John Ciribassi from IAABC 2015 Conference

Teaser time! Here's Dr. John Ciribassi talking about fear-based aggression at IAABC's 2015 conference. The full video is available free for IAABC members along with a dozen other presentations. Joining is easy (and gets you a discount on tickets for this year's...

Cat Behavior with Dilara Goksel Parry and Mikel Delgado

Cat behavior and training is a hot topic lately, and we've developed a cat behavior track to meet the growing demand for high-quality resources for our feline friends. Dilara Göksel Parry and Mikel Delgado—two of the best cat behavior consultants in the business—will...

Featured Speaker: Dr. Susan Friedman

Our first weekly Featured Speaker is Dr. Susan Friedman. Dr. Friedman is a professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Utah State University. She has helped pioneer the cross-species application of behavior analysis to animals, using the same humane...