Inquiries Concerning Your Pet's Behavior:
If you have concerns about your pet's behavior and would like to speak with someone in Penn's Behavior Clinic, please call 215-898-3347, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To locate a Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist in your area, a directory can be found on the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists web site.
To locate a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist in your area, a directory can found on the Animal Behavior Society web site.
Inquiries Concerning Educational or Career Opportunities:
The University of Pennsylvania does not currently offer any graduate or undergraduate programs specifically focused on Animal Welfare or Human-Animal Interactions. The most relevant programs offered by the University are:
Biological Basis of Behavior
Master of Bioethics
Master of Social Work
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctor of Social Welfare
For general questions about educational and career opportunities in the field of Animal Behavior, please visit the educational guides available on the Animal Behavior Society web site. This web site also contains information on becoming a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist.
For links to other research centers that focus on the study of human-animal interactions, please visit the listings on PsyETA's web site.
General Inquiries for the CIAS:
The CIAS receives a large number of inquires from individuals seeking information on a wide variety of topics, including advice on career and educational opportunities in the field of human-animal interactions. Unfortunately, we are a small group, and cannot keep up with the volume of requests that we receive, so please be aware that you may not receive a response if your inquiry is unrelated to the work of the Center.
Katherine A. Kruger, MSW
Assistant Director, Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society
Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3900 Delancey Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6010