About the Author

Dr. Curtis is head of the Clinical Behavior Service at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and also makes house calls in Florida and South Georgia for behavior-related cases. She is the author of a number of peer-reviewed articles, including book chapters in Veterinary Clinics of North America and Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult (5th ed). She regularly lectures at the NAVC Conference, coordinates its day-long behavior symposium, and has appeared on ABC’s Nightline and NBC’s Today Show. She received her DVM from University of Florida and completed her veterinary behavior residency and MS in psychology at University of Georgia