Separation Anxiety & Research – Dr. Nicholas Dodman
Dr. Nicholas Dodman – Professor Emeritus, Tufts University; President and CEO of the Center for Canine Behavior Studies
Dr. Nicholas Dodman attended Glasgow University Veterinary School in Scotland where he received a BVMS (DVM equivalent). He is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists and the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.
In 1981, Dr. Dodman immigrated to the United States where he became a faculty member of Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts. Shortly after his arrival, Dr. Dodman became interested in behavioral pharmacology and the field of animal behavior. After spending several years in this area of research, in 1986 he founded the Animal Behavior Clinic—one of the first of its kind—at Tufts. Since 1990 he has devoted his time to the specialty practice of animal behavior. He received board certification in animal behavior from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 1995. Dr. Dodman is currently Professor Emeritus at Tufts University and President of the Center for Canine Behavior Studies.
Dr. Dodman is one of the world’s most noted and celebrated veterinary behaviorists. He has written five acclaimed bestselling books and has authored two textbooks and over 300 articles & contributions to scientific books and journals. He also holds several U.S. patents for various inventions related to the control of animal behavior. Dr. Dodman appears regularly on radio and television as a behavioral expert.
Dr. Dodman is a member of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists, the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, and he is a Leadership Council member of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association and is HSVMA co-state representative for Massachusetts and Maryland.