Veterinary Behavior Symposium

The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) is pleased to announce that the Veterinary Behavior Symposium (VBS) will take place on June 10, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland in conjunction with the American College of Internal Medicine Forum.

The Veterinary Behavior Symposium (VBS) is intended to provide a forum for sharing cutting-edge, original research in the field of animal behavior. This means more continuing education and options for attendees along with the opportunity to network with even more colleagues. 


Important Dates

  • Abstracts Submissions - Currently Closed
  • March 08, 2020 - Program Selections Announced
  • March 29, 2020  - Speakers Confirm Acceptance/Attendance 
  • April 12, 2020 - Final Proceedings Due 
  • June 08, 2020 - Resident Short Course (8am - 5pm) 
  • June 08, 2020 - Exam Committee Meeting (8am - 5pm) 
  • June 08, 2020 - Board of Regents Meeting (4pm - 9pm)
  • June 09, 2020 - Committee Meetings (8am - 12pm) 
  • June 09, 2020 - General Membership Meeting (1pm - 5pm)
  • June 10, 2020 - Veterinary Behavior Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland

Call for Papers - Currently Closed


Meeting Schedule

  • TBD


  • Baltimore, Maryland (Hotel information to come) 

Resident Short Course

  • Date: June 08, 2020 
  • More information to come! 

ACVB Awards Information

Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors & Exhibitors 

Click here to learn more about becoming a 2020 Sponsor

Platinum Level


Gold Level

Silver Level

CABI/CSIRO c/o Stylus Publishing

Nutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences, Inc.

PRN Pharmacal 


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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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