Karen L. Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB, CAAB
Dr. Overall, faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, has given hundreds of national and international presentations on behavioral medicine. She is diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behavior (ACVB) and is board-certified by the Animal Behavior Society (ABS) as an Applied Animal Behaviorist.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2014
Whether you’re trying to prevent distress, alleviate ongoing distress or help dogs and cats not make fearful memories, use this guide to find the right formulation for your patients.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 31, 2014
A step-by-step plan for a more humane approach to companion animal care.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 30, 2014
Instruct clients how to get to the veterinary hospital safely and without distress.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 30, 2014
Bring your comments and questions as we interview Drs. Marty Becker and Karen Overall live.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 29, 2014
References: Dr. Karen Overall provides a step-by-step plan to reduce fear in your veterinary practice.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 08, 2014
Once a pet has been frightened, it never forgets the experience.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2014
This catchall phrase used to describe aggressive behavior in dogs can actually do more harm than good.
Do dogs appease each other—or us? Veterinary research focuses on watching and labeling canine interactions
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2014
Careful observation can provide veterinarians and owners clues about how a dog may react in specific situations.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2014
Research suggests that neutering may help modulate unwanted behaviors and eliminate or reduce the risk of some diseases—but exacerbate other health issues. So consider the favorable and adverse effects of neutering to help veterinary clients make informed decisions.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2013
Veterinarians and owners alike are troubled by a new study linking castration and ovariohysterectomy with an increased risk of disease—including some cancers. Should this study change the way we discuss and perform such common, recommended procedures?
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2013
In part 2 of this series, we equip veterinary teams to assess and alleviate fear during veterinary visits to build a more behavior-centered practice—and stronger pet-owner relationships.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2013
In part 1 of this two-part series, new research explores the dramatic impact of a single veterinary visit on a pet's long-term behavioral well being.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 01, 2012
Embrace deference, not dominance, to ensure healthy and happy human-pet relationships.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2012
Exploring our misconceptions and myths about human-pet relationships.