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Specialty: Behavior

Gary Landsberg
Debra Horwitz
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Kersti Seksel
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Sagi Denenberg
Ellen Lindell
Sally Nixon

Kersti Seksel

Board Certification

  • European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM), 2008
  • American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) Behavior, 1999
  • Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, Fellow (FANZCVS), 1999


  • Master of Arts (MA), Macquarie University, 1992
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Macquarie University, 1989
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc), University of Sydney, 1977
  • Residency in Behavior, University of Pennsylvania

Current Professional Activities

  • Referral Practice in Behavioural Medicine, Sydney Australia
  • Behaviour Specialist, Animal Referral Hospital, Sydney Australia
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • Distance Education Tutor, Centre For Veterinary Education, University of Sydney
  • Director, Taronga Conservation Society Australia
  • Director, Delta Society Australia
  • Consulting, writing and speaking on veterinary behavioural medicine
Past Professional Activities
  • Non Traditional Residency training programs undertaken at Cornell University, Guelph University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Queensland
  • Multiple locum tenens in UK & Australia
  • Past president Australian Veterinary Association
  • Past President, Australian Companion Animal Council
  • Author, Training Your Cat, 2001 Hyland House, Publishers
  • Author, Multiple Book Chapters for textbooks in Behavioural Medicine
  • Husband Norm and two very special dogs, Indi and Tiina, who make my life complete.
  • Reading, wining, dining, and dancing
Favorite Quote
  • "Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like you do when nobody's watching."
What I like Most About VIN
  • How friendly and helpful everyone is!
Kersti Seksel

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