Assistant Clinical Professor of Behavior, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University
Christine Calder is a veterinarian and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Currently, she is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After almost 20 years in private general practice in New Jersey and Maine, she returned to academia to complete a residency and start a veterinary behavior teaching program and referral service at the veterinary school. Her goal is to provide graduate and soon to graduate DVM's the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose and manage behavior cases of all species in general veterinary practice.
The Fourth of July can be a miserable day for dogs. The fireworks make scaredy-cats out of many canines. Thats because dogs, like humans, are hardwired to be afraid of sudden, loud noises. It is what keeps them safe....