Dr. Calder earned her DVM from the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has lived and practiced veterinary medicine in both her home state of New Jersey and Maine for many years. In addition to general practice, Dr. Calder has worked at the San Francisco SPCA, Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Most recently, she was an Assistant Clinical Professor in Community Veterinary Services and Veterinary Behavior at Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Center and is now the Director of Behavior Services at Midcoast Humane in Brunswick, Maine. As a general practitioner, she has always had an interest in animal behavior especially clinical veterinary behavior. She also successfully completed a residency with the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, and went on to become a Diplomate with the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (DACVB). Dr. Calder’s special interest is in shelter behavior, feline behavior, and shy/fearful dogs.