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Christine Calder

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.


  • 2018–present
    Assistant Clinical Professor Behavior, Mississippi State University


  • 2018
    Who should you turn to for help managing behavior problems in small animal practice?, JAVMA
  • 2017
    Evaluating graduating veterinary students' perception of preparedness in clinical veterinary behavior for “Day-1” of practice and the factors which influence that perception: A questionnaire-based survey, Journal of Veterinary Behavior
  • 2008
    Career Diary of a Veterinarian, Gardner's Book Series

Professional Memberships

  • AVMA