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Department of Animal Sciences


Dr. Peter Neville hosted by Paws for a Cause

Nov 7, 2013 (All day)

Undergraduate student club Paws for a Cause will host Dr. Peter Neville, internationally known companion animal therapist, at its next meeting. Dr. Neville will speak about his work. Anyone from the Ohio State community is invited to attend. The presentation will take place in room 212 Animal Science Building at 6:00 pm November 7, 2013. Admission is $1.00. See flyer (pdf).

Dr. Neville is an adjunct professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University and a clinical professor at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, Miyazaki University, Japan (2009-11). He is also co-founder of the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE) in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and he established the first companion animal behavior referral clinic in a UK veterinary school (Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bristol).

As an animal behaviorist, Dr. Neville has undertaken treatment of behavior problems in cats and dogs for over twenty years. COAPE provides education courses, training, and professional development to those studying companion animal behavior and therapy. The centre offers over 20 accredited, state-of-the-art distance learning and residential courses taught by internationally recognized academic and practical tutors.

In addition to a number of other endeavors, Dr. Neville is the author of Do Cats Need Shrinks? and Do Dogs Need Shrinks? He also is an independent companion animal behavior consultant to Purina.