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Katherine A. Houpt, VMD, PhD

Craig Altier

Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
James Law Professor Emeritus, Section of Behavior Medicine

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 34
Ithaca, NY 14853


Research/Clinical Interest

  • 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.


  • 1972     University of Pennsylvania, PhD in Behavioral Psychology
  • 1963     University of Pennsylvania, VMD

Biography/Professional Experience

  • 1977     American College of Veterinary Behaviorists


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