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 - Dec 01, 2014
Why and how to investigate your canine patients whose overactivity drives their owners up the walls.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2014
Whether you are 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 29, 2014
References: Dr. Karen Overall provides a step-by-step plan to reduce fear in your veterinary practice.
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 - 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.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2011
Be ready to answer these client questions to ensure a successful housetraining process.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2011
Helpful pointers to give clients to humanely housetrain their dogs.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2011
Make sure clients know the ins and outs of correct crate training.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2011
Housetraining dogs is really quite simple. The hard part is ensuring clients understand dogs' needs.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2011
Use these steps to help cat owners resolve this common behavior issue.