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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 (avsabtreasurer@gmail.com) 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 avsabe@gmail.com.

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.

NameKenneth M. Martin DVM, DACVB

Countries of License

United States

State(s) of License

Texas

Email

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Website

www.veterinarybehavior.com, www.TEAManimalbehavior.com

Behavior Specific Education

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Louisiana State University 1999
Behavior Residency - Purdue University, Animal Behavior Clinic 2004
Diplomate Status - American College of Veterinary Behaviorists 2013

Area(s) of Special Interest in Behavior

Dr. Martin’s professional interests include behavioral development, cognition/learning, conflict related (owner directed) aggression, and psychopharmacology. He is an avid dog trainer and has competed in multiple dog sports.

Previous Speaking Experience

He is a frequent lecturer on animal behavior disorders and has presented at national veterinary conferences and local state veterinary associations. He has taught an annual Clinical Small Animal Behavior course for the veterinary students at Louisiana State University since 2005.

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

Dr. Kenneth M. Martin is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. He is a licensed and practicing veterinarian in the great state of Texas. He completed a clinical behavioral medicine residency at Purdue University's Animal Behavior Clinic under the mentorship of Dr. Andrew Luescher PhD, Dr Med Vet, DACVB in 2004 and graduated from Louisiana State University - School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. He was invited to join Phi Zeta, the honor society of veterinary medicine, while at Purdue University.

Dr. Martin’s professional interests include behavioral development, cognition/learning, conflict related (owner directed) aggression, and psychopharmacology. He is an avid dog trainer and has competed in multiple dog sports. He is a frequent lecturer on animal behavior disorders and teaches a small animal behavior course for veterinary students at Louisiana State University. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior.

Dr. Martin is a published author in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research and has contributions to the texts Manual of Parrot Behavior, Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice –Behavior, and Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses. Dr. Kenneth Martin co-authored the book Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog and the acclaimed puppy socialization class curriculum, Karen Pryor Academy Puppy Start Right for Instructors Course.

Sample Lecture Topics

  • Integrating Behavior Services into Everyday Veterinary Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology - Which drug and why?
  • Puppy Start Right: Maximizing Behavioral Development

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
avsabe@gmail.com

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