Department of Clinical Sciences

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Advancing the health
and well-being
of animals
and people

Katherine Houpt

Dr. Katherine A. Houpt
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Box 34
Ithaca, NY 14853

Katherine A. Houpt, VMD, PhD

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Behaviorists


James Law Professor of Behavior Medicine, emeritus

Research/Clinical Interests

Domestic animal welfare - in particular improving research environment.
Equid behavior (domestic horses, Equus caballus, Equus asinus, Equus przewalskii).
Physiological basis of equine ingestive and maternal behavior.


Education and Training

1972     University of Pennsylvania, PhD Behavioral Psychology

1963     University of Pennsylvania, VMD

Board Certification

1977     American College of Veterinary Behaviorists



pubmedPlease select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Houpt's publications.