Ellen Lindell, VMD, DACVB, is the president of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Her behavior specialty practice is based in New York and Connecticut. Dr. Lindell is a member of the Fear Free Advisory Panel, a certified Fear Free professional, and an approved Fear Free speaker. She is also a behavior consultant for Veterinary Information Network and has lectured extensively. Dr. Lindell has written chapters for several publications, including the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavior, Blackwell’s 5-Minute Veterinary Consult, the newly updated Blackwell’s 5-Minute Consult: Canine and Feline Behavior, and Decoding Your Dog.