Empowering the veterinary behavior team through education

Our Mission:
The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians enriches human animal interactions by promoting scientifically based techniques of training, management, and behavior modification. SVBT provides a forum for discussion and continuing education while working with allied professional organizations to strengthen the veterinary health care team.

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Message from the President of SVBT:

Welcome members and potential members!

SVBT has 3 primary goals for 2015:

  1. Better communication and interaction between members
  2. Clarification of SVBT's "Brand" and better visibility
  3. Creating and supporting cutting edge education for our members

We are in the process of re-creating our brand and website to meet these goals.

We are also looking for committee members to assist in accomplishing our many projects. If you are interested, please click on the following links to inquire.

Membership Committee
Education Committee
Media Committee

We are looking forward to an exciting year filled with change and growth!


Julie Shaw, KPA-CTP, RVT, VTS (Behavior)
SVBT President


Join us for the 2015 Clinical Animal Behavior Conference: Bringing Behavior into Practice September 25-27, 2015 Las Vegas, NV

Webinars for the Entire Companion Animal Mental Healthcare Team!
Join us for monthly webinars on various multi-disciplinary behavior topics.

  • $10 for SVBT Members (all levels!)
  • $35 for non-SVBT members (become a member for $10 more and gain additional benefits!)
  • Register here!