Emma was delighted to be asked to write a Chapter for this new Animal Behaviour Textbook alongside some brilliant people.
Emma’s Chapter is “Role of the Referring Vet in Case Management”. She looks at communication between the vet and behaviour teams as well as using behaviourally active medications in general practice and managing anxious patients within veterinary practices.
We are delighted that Rebecca Owen RVN has successfully met all criteria set by Dogs Trust and the British Veterinary Behaviour Association and has joined the Dog Friendly Clinic membership scheme. Becks takes a leading role in our successful K9 confidence clinics helping our patients have more positive veterinary experiences.
We are delighted to welcome Lisa Pinno MSc (Clinical Animal Behaviour) to the team. Lisa will be working as a Behaviourist taking on Canine and Equine cases and working alongside the rest of the team.
Emma is excited to be speaking at the London Vet Show this year on behalf of the Fellowship of Animal Behaviour Clinicians. it will be great to be back in person meeting with lots of Vets and nurses with an interest in Clinical Animal Behaviour and Sharing information.
Emma is delighted to have achieved CCAB accrediatation for Cats as well as dogs. We take both canine and feline behaviour cases on referral from around the southwest.
Emma is delighted to have achieved the standard for independent accreditation as a Certificated Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CCAB) for dogs by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB).
We are very excited to announce the launch of the Fellowship of Animal Behaviour Clinicians a new professional organisation with the following mission statement.
- To promote evidence based behavioural support for animals and their carers, to the highest scientific standards, in an empathetic and compassionate manner.
- To forge strong links between animal carers, behaviourists and veterinary professionals.
- To support the development of independently accredited practitioners in the field of clinical animal behaviour through mentoring, continuing professional development and supportive fellowship.
Emma was thrilled to be asked to present at the International Companion Animal Welfare Conference (ICAWC) in Valetta. Her presentation was “from cute kitten to purrfect pensioner; meeting the behavioural needs of cats at every life stage”. Thanks to Richard Murgatroyd Photography (www.richardmurgatroyd.com) for the picture.
Emma had a lovely day chairing and presenting at the APBC’s annual veterinary conference. The topic this year was “Behaviour Essentials for the Veterinary Team: Understanding and Managing Aggression”