International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting

The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) is pleased to be hosting the 2019 International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting in Washington, D.C. preceding the annual conference of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  IVBM is intended to provide a forum for sharing cutting-edge, original research in the field of animal behaviour. This means more continuing education and options for attendees along with the opportunity to network with even more colleagues from around the world. 

Call for Papers

Important Dates

  • January 12, 2019 – All Abstract Submissions Due
  • March 18, 2019 – Program Selections Announced
  • April 15, 2019  – Speakers Confirm Acceptance/Attendance
  • May 13, 2019 – Final Proceedings Due                             
  • July 30 - August 1, 2019 – IVBM in Washington, D.C.


  • Look for registration information in the Spring of 2019.


  • Washington, D.C., USA 

Resident Short Course

  • We look forward to another successful Resident Short Course in 2019. Look for a schedule and registration to open in the Spring of 2019.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

  • We are excited to announce the opportunities available for this year's meeting. You can review them here.

ACVB Awards Information

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Our Mission

The Mission of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) is to advance the behavioral health of animals through the certification of veterinary behavior specialists and the provision of science-based education.

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