Welcome to the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior

We are a group of veterinarians and doctorate level animal behaviorists 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 the human animal bond and enhance the welfare of your patients.

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A Community of Veterinarians Dedicated to Animal Behavior

Online Animal Behavior Forums for Veterinarians

Professional Forums

Members enjoy exclusive access to our protected forums, where you can share and engage in conversations with other professionals about issues and research relating to animal behavior.

Community of Veterinarians Specializing in Animal Behavior

Online Community

As a member of AVSAB, you’ll be able to network with other professionals in our private online community. Think of it sort of like Facebook, but for Vets focusing on Animal Behavior.

Online Directory of Animal Behavior Specialists

Public Directory

Grow your practice and increase your visibility through our online directory of behavior consultants. We have the largest online database of veterinarians with a focus in animal behavior.

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A membership to AVSAB will afford you the opportunity to learn from and contribute to a unique community of animal behavior professionals and students. By interacting with our online forums, members and groups, you’ll develop new ideas and strategies that you can implement in your veterinary practice.

There are many benefits to membership at AVSAB, and we welcome professional veterinarians, doctorate level animal behaviorists, researchers and students. You’ll find access to exclusive opportunities that you can only find on our website, including job openings, research opportunities, scholarships, and more.

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AVSAB is now affiliated with the Journal of Veterinary Behavior! This exciting new benefit is to help our members stay up to date on the latest scientific findings in veterinary behavior. Members are eligible to receive a discounted subscription rate of $30 for online only (electronic) access or $45 for the print version and online access.  Non-member rates are $168 for online only access or $254 for print and online. Please follow this link to complete our online form and take advantage of this amazing offer. 

*Subscription requests are sent to the publisher, Elsevier, on the 1st of each month. Subscriptions will be for an entire calendar year. If a print subscription is started mid-year, back issues for the calendar year will be mailed to the subscriber.

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