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Margaret Duxbury

Dr. Margaret Duxbury

mduxbury@umn.edu

 

Education

  • University of MN: B.S. in Technical Communications
  • University of Minnesota: DVM
  • Non-conforming behavior residency under mentorship of Dr. R.K. Anderson

 

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

Memberships

  • Veterinary Medical Associations:
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
  • Specialty Organizations
  • American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
  • Professional Societies
  • American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
  • Animal Behavior Society

Research Interests

  • Recent and ongoing projects:
  • Evaluating Associations Between Declaw Status and Feline Behavior (Mentored Summer Scholar student; project funded by Morris Animal Foundation)
  • Behavioral Factors Associated with Successful Adoption of Pit Bull Dogs from an Animal Shelter (Mentored Summer Scholar student; project funded by Morris Animal Foundation)
  • Genetic Markers for Compulsive Disorders in Purebred Dogs (assisting Broad Institute)
  • A Comparison of Trazodone and Acepromazine as Preanesthetic Anti-anxiety Agents (with Drs. Reichl, Mathews, Quandt and Graham)

Teaching Interests

  • Ethology of domestic species
  • Learning Theory
  • Interspecies communication
  • Clinical approaches to behavior problems of canine, feline and equine patients

Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety, fears and phobias
  • Canine aggression
  • Feline intraspecific aggression

Selected Publications

  • Marder A, Duxbury MM. Obtaining a pet: Realistic expectations. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2008;38(5):1145-62, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2008.04.011.
  • Duxbury MM. Animal behavior case of the month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006;229(5):678-679. doi: 10.2460/javma.229.5.678.
  • Duxbury MM. Animal behavior case of the month. A dog's aggression toward family members. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006;229(1):44-46. doi: 10.2460/javma.229.1.44.
  • Duxbury MM, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Animal behavior case of the month. separation anxiety. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006;229(6):940-942. doi: 10.2460/javma.229.6.940.
  • Duxbury MM, Jackson JA, Line SW, Anderson RK. Evaluation of association between retention in the home and attendance at puppy socialization classes. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2003;223(1):61-66.

Awards and Honors

  • Phi Zeta – Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine  

 

 

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