Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB received his veterinary degree from the University of MN in 2002 and practiced general medicine for two years in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. He started a behavioral residency in 2004 at the University of MN and completed the remainder of his program in 2008 under the supervision of Dr. Jacqui Neilson. He operated a house-call behavior practice in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area from 2005 until 2010 and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 2010.
He is currently the owner of the Animal Behavior Clinic in Portland, OR, lectures regularly throughout the US and Canada, and has taught courses in veterinary behavior at the University of MN and at the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He has published research on feline water consumption preferences, and has recently written a book chapter on Intercat Aggression for the May 2014 issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice.
Recorded OnDemand Lecture: Behavioral Effects of Spaying and Neutering;
Windows of opportunity: A New Look at Canine Socialization