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Sara L. Bennett, DVM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Behavior, North Carolina State University

Sara L. Bennett, DVM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Behavior, North Carolina State University

Biography

Dr. Bennett received her DVM degree in 2006 from Purdue University. She spent 3 years in general practice in Southwest Indiana before returning to Purdue to complete a residency in Animal Behavior with a Shelter Medicine focus and Masters of Science. She obtained certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 2012. After board-certification, she practiced veterinary behavior in the Chicago and greater Midwest area seeing private patients and consulting with a variety of sheltering organizations for several years.

Dr. Bennett is currently a clinical assistant professor of Clinical Sciences, in the behavior department at the College of Veterinary Medicine of North Carolina State University. She is also a co-instructor for University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine online learning course, Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare, which is part of the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program.

She particularly enjoys addressing problem behavior in sheltered and rescue animals, helping to protect animal welfare, making these pets more adoptable, working to strengthen the budding human-animal bond and to help keep these animals in their new homes.

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