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Victoria Voith, DVM, MSc,MA, PhD, DACVB

Victoria Voith, DVM, MSc,MA, PhD, DACVB

Professor, Animal Behavior

College of Veterinary Medicine

Phone: 469-5327

Join year: July, 2004

  • Education

    PhD, Neuroanatomy/Animal Behavior, University of California, Davis, CA 1982
    MA, Department of Psychology, Experimental and Comparative Psychology 1975
    MSc, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University 1970
    DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University 1968

  • License

    California Veterinary Medical

    Michigan Veterinary Medical

  • Professional Experience

    Dr. Voith has enjoyed a variety of experiences in veterinary medicine: teaching at universities, research scientist, specialty private practice, author, speaker, and shelter veterinarian. The common theme of all of these venues has been human and animal behavior. She is one of the pioneers in the fields of applied animal and veterinary medical behavior.

  • Teaching Experience

    Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, July 2004 to present

  • Philosophy

    Teach what you love, share your passion with undergraduates as well as graduate students, set high standards but not intimidate, encourage questions and remain compassionate.

  • Research Interest

    •Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis's response to stress
    •Aggressive Behavior
    •Separation Distress and Depression in Social Animals
    •Human-Animal Bond

    Comparison of Visual and DNA Identification of Breeds of Dogs

  • Organizations

    Dr Voith is a charter diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Behavior.