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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.

NameGary Landsberg DVM, DACVB, DECAWBM (behaviour)

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Behavior Specific Education

Diplomate ACVB

Area(s) of Special Interest in Behavior

Companion animal behavior
Preventive behavior counseling - puppies and kittens
Behavior problems in dogs and cats
Senior behavior problems and brain aging in dogs and cats

Previous Speaking Experience

Major conferences (CVC - east, west, central, NAVC, WVC, MWVC, AVMA, CVMA, WSAVA, BSAVA, AVA, SEVC, APVC)
State and provincial meetings -vet tech conferences, vet tech students, veternary students,
International venues (Japan, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Greece, Thailand, Australia)
Behavior specialty meetings - ACVB/AVSAB, IVBM, Australia Veterinary Scientists, cabtsg, esvce, ecawbm

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

Dr. Gary Landsberg is a diplomate of both the American (ACVB) and European (ECAWBM) colleges of veterinary behavior. He is a past president of ACVB and AVSAB and presently serves on the ECAWBM executive board. He sees behavior cases at the North Toronto Veterinary Behaviour Specialty Clinic, in Thornhill, Ontario (Greater Toronto Area). He is also Director of Veterinary Affairs for CanCog technologies, adjunct professor at the Ontario Veterinary College, and a behaviour consultantt for the Veterinary Information Network. He is co-author of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, 3rd edition from Elseiver and Behavior Advice for Clients from Lifelearn (as well as numerous articles and book chapters). In 2000 he received the companion animal behavior award from the American Animal Hospital Association.

Sample Lecture Topics

  • Brain aing and Behavior Problems in Senior Pets
  • Walking the Dog - Preventing and Managing Aggression
  • Drugs and Natural products in Veterinary Behavioral Medicine

Become A Speaker

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