Noise Aversion: Case Examples and Management (5024)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Sunrise CE
Sunday |  7:00 AM -  7:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||225CD



Sponsored by: Zoetis - Booth 717  


Sara Bennett DVM, MS, DACVB
VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital

Dr. Bennett received her DVM degree in 2006 from Purdue University. She spent 3 years as an associate veterinarian in general practice in Evansville, IN before returning to Purdue to complete a residency in Animal Behavior and Masters of Science. She obtained certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 2012.<br>Dr. Bennett is a co-instructor for University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine online learning course, Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare, which is one of three core courses in the online Maddie's® Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine Program. <br>In her behavior consultations she addresses a variety of behavior problems and behavioral disorders including aggression, inappropriate elimination, compulsive disorder, fears and phobias and behavior problems associated with aging across a wide range of species. She particularly enjoys addressing problem behavior in shelter and rescue animals, helping to make these pets more adoptable, strengthen the budding human-animal bond and to keep these animals in their new homes.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


This lecture will build on the previous lecture and will be a case based discussion of dogs presenting with various degrees of noise aversion and appropriate treatment strategies based on clinical signs, duration and progression of the condition, and pet owner’s commitment to treatment as well as presence or absence of co-morbidities.

Learning Objectives

1. Specific consideration for the patient with noise aversion based on duration, progression and clinical signs

2. How to monitor and follow-up with cases

3. How to adjust treatments based on response and pet owner's capabilities