Debra F. Horwitz, DVM, DACVB, owns a behavior referral practice in St. Louis, Missouri, and is an adjunct faculty member at University of Missouri. Dr. Horwitz writes and speaks for professional and lay audiences on behavior topics and is co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioral Medicine. She received the 1999 AAHA Friskies PetCare award for excellence in companion animal behavior. Dr. Horwitz earned her DVM from Michigan State University.
Amy L. Pike, DVM, DACVB, is owner of the Animal Behavior Wellness Center in Fairfax, Virginia. She earned her DVM from Colorado State University. Dr. Pike was a captain in the US Army Veterinary Corps and was responsible for US customs and border patrol horses as well as military working dogs. She has since worked exclusively in small animal practices, with intense focus on canine and feline behavior, and has been board certified since 2015.