Sara Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVB

Dr. Bennett received her DVM degree in 2006 from Purdue University. She spent 3 years as an associate veterinarian in general practice in the Evansville area 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. After becoming board-certified, she practiced veterinary behavior in the Chicago area until returning to the Tri-State area in 2015.

Dr. Bennett is a courtesy lecturer for the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program and co-instructor for University’s 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.

In her behavior consultations she addresses a variety of behavior problems and behavioral disorders including aggression, house-soiling, 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 protect animal welfare, make these pets more adoptable, strengthen the budding human-animal bond and to keep these animals in their new homes.


301 - Breakfast Lecture: Making the Diagnosis - It is Not Always as it First Appears
Friday, September 15, 2017 from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM