Sarah set up UK based Behavioural Referrals Veterinary Practice in 1992. In 2018 she was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for meritorious contributions to the profession in recognition of her work in establishing Behavioural Medicine as a veterinary discipline. She is an RCVS and European Veterinary Specialist in Behavioural Medicine and an External Lecturer in small animal behavioural medicine at Liverpool University. In 2019 she gained her PgCert in Veterinary Education and Fellowship of the Higher Education Authority. She is a Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist under the ASAB accreditation scheme. Sarah sees clinical cases across North West England. In 2002 Sarah became a Founding Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (formerly ECVBM-CA) and served as President and Treasurer and is currently the chair of the Behavioural Medicine Credentialing Committee. Sarah promotes the recognition of emotional health issues in companion animals and the role of the veterinary profession in safeguarding the welfare of animals in this context. She has a particular interest in the role of pain in behavioural change. Sarah lectures extensively and is an author, co-author and editor of several books, including Feline Behavioural Health and Welfare published by Elsevier.
Behavioural Referrals Veterinary Practice
10 Rushton Drive