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Speakers Bureau

Resources: Speakers Bureau

Do you need a veterinarian who is well versed in various behavior topics for your next Continuing Education Seminar? Check out the AVSAB Speakers Bureau! This is a group of AVSAB members skilled in presenting many aspects of clinical animal behavior to your group. Use the search function below to access a list of members, their qualifications, the topics they cover and where they are located.

(**Please note – we are currently working on updating this speakers bureau list. We appreciate your patience as we work through the glitches.)

Local or state Veterinary Medical Associations qualify for either a $250 stipend per calendar year for an in-person lecture, or a $150 stipend per calendar year for a webinar presented by one of our Speakers Bureau members.

Student chapters of AVSAB qualify for either a $350 stipend for an in-person lecture, or 2 $150 stipends for a webinar per calendar year presented by one of our Speakers Bureau members.

If your VMA or SCAVSAB is interested, please contact the AVSAB treasurer, Juanita Ashton ( to determine your eligibility.  The stipend is sent out after the Speaker Bureau talk occurs. The check will be in US funds made out to the SCAVSAB chapter or VMA.

If you have other questions, please write to

If you are an AVSAB member and would like to apply to be added to the list of speakers, see below.

Available Speakers

Click on a speakers name to view contact information and their expanded bio.

NameAmy Pike DVM

Countries of License

United States

State(s) of License



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Behavior Specific Education

Current Resident in Behavioral Medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Debra Horwitz, DACVB.
Owner, Veterinary Behavior Solutions in Louisville, Kentucky

Area(s) of Special Interest in Behavior

Thunderstorm and Noise phobias
Practical clinical management of behavior cases
Products and medication

Previous Speaking Experience

Local and State VMAs- Illinois, Missouri and Minnesota
University of Missouri Veterinary School, students, interns and Residents
Local clinics- lunch time seminars

Speaker Bio: What would you like listed on the website?

Dr. Pike graduated from Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. After graduation, she was commissioned into the United States Army Veterinary Corps and stationed at Fort Huachuca where she was the primary care veterinarian for the Military Working Dogs (MWDs) and US Customs and Border Protection horses. It was through her work with the MWDs returning from deployments that she developed her interest in behavioral medicine. In the Spring of 2014, she completed a Residency in Behavioral Medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Debra Horwitz, DACVB, and is eligible to take the ACVB board examination in the Fall of 2015.

Sample Lecture Topics

  • Anxiety in our patients- why should we care?
  • Aggression in dogs- how to deal with it
  • Products and medication- clinical relevance

Become A Speaker

If you are a member and would like to be considered for inclusion,
please submit an application.

Contact us

For any questions, please contact

Carolyn Lincoln, DVM
AVSAB Corresponding Secretary

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