Sara L Bennett

Sara L Bennett, DVM, MS, DACB

Adjunct Lecturer In Shelter Medicine

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (919) 513-6130
Business Email: sbennettdvm@gmail.com

About Sara L Bennett

Dr. Sara Bennett is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, in the Behavior Department at the College of Veterinary Medicine of North Carolina State University. She spent 3 years in general practice in Southwest Indiana before returning to Purdue to complete a residency in Animal Behavior with a Shelter Medicine focus and Masters of Science. After board certification, she practiced veterinary behavior in the Chicago and greater Midwest area seeing private patients and consulting with a variety of sheltering organizations for several years. She particularly enjoys addressing problem behavior in sheltered and rescue animals, helping to protect animal welfare, making these pets more adoptable, working to strengthen the budding human-animal bond and to help keep these animals in their new homes.

Accomplishments

Fear Free Certified
2018 · Fear Free

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018-2023
VEM5320 Shelter Behav/Welfare
2015
VME6812 Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare

Board Certifications

  • Certification
    American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB)

Publications

2022
Megasphaera elsdenii and Saccharomyces Cerevisiae as direct fed microbials during an in vitro acute ruminal acidosis challenge.
Scientific reports. 12(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-022-11959-2. [PMID] 35562415.
2021
Adaptation of in vitro methodologies to estimate the intestinal digestion of lipids in ruminants.
Translational animal science. 5(3) [DOI] 10.1093/tas/txab135. [PMID] 34527886.
2021
Effects of bacterial cultures, enzymes, and yeast-based feed additive combinations on ruminal fermentation in a dual-flow continuous culture system.
Translational animal science. 5(2) [DOI] 10.1093/tas/txab026. [PMID] 33860153.
2021
Effects of calcium-magnesium carbonate and calcium-magnesium hydroxide as supplemental sources of magnesium on microbial fermentation in a dual-flow continuous culture.
Translational animal science. 5(1) [DOI] 10.1093/tas/txaa229. [PMID] 33506181.
2016
Central nervous system (CNS) modulating drugs for pet fear and anxiety related behaviors that are referred to retail pharmacies- What the pharmacist needs to know
The Kentucky Pharmacist. 11(1):21-27
2016
In Their Own Words: What Qualitative Analysis of Online Discussions with Students Reveals about Their Experiences with Compassion Fatigue in Shelter Medicine
. 9(5):38-55 [DOI] 10.9790/2380-0905013855 .
2016
Therapeutics for pet aggression, housesoiling, seizures and other behavior disorders that are referred to retail pharmacies- What the pharmacist needs to know
The Kentucky Pharmacist. 11(2):19-27
2015
Comparison of SAFER behavior assessment results in shelter dogs at intake and after a 3-day acclimation period
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 18(2):153-168 [DOI] 10.1080/10888705.2014.999916. [PMID] 25603466.
2015
Oral transmucosal administration of dexmedetomidine for sedation in four dogs
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 56(11):1144-1148 [PMID] 26538668.
2015
Showcasing the wallflower cat: Using environmental management and clicker training to improve the adoption of shelter cats
NAVTA Journal. 21-27
2014
Animal behavior case of the month. Territorial aggression.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 245(3):286-8 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.245.3.286. [PMID] 25029305.
2013
Animal behavior case of the month. Separation anxiety.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 243(12):1697-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.243.12.1697. [PMID] 24299538.
2012
Cognitive dysfunction in dogs: pathologic neurodegeneration or just growing older?
Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 194(2):141-2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.05.009. [PMID] 22749118.
2012
Investigating Behavior Assessment Instruments to Predict Aggression in Dogs
Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 141(3-4):139-148 [DOI] 10.1016/j.applanim.2012.08.005.
2011
Cyclic estrous-like behavior in a spayed cat associated with excessive sex-hormone production by an adrenocortical carcinoma.
Journal of feline medicine and surgery. 13(6):473-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jfms.2011.02.002. [PMID] 21498101.

Education

Master of Science in Veterinary Clinical Sciences
2012 · Purdue University
Residency – Shelter Animal Behavior
2012 · Purdue University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2006 · Purdue University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(919) 513-6130
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100126
GAINESVILLE FL 32610