News and Events

Past Conferences and Events:

“Coping with the Loss of a Beloved Pet”, Goshen College Grief Seminar
September 23, 2016

Managing a Difficult Pet: Q & A
January 23, 2016 noon-2pm @ Kriser’s Bucktown Pet Store 

Instructor for IAABC Animal Behavior Consulting: Principles & Practices (available online)

Compassion Fatigue & Stress Management Workshops for North Center Animal Hospital (Fall & Winter 2015)

Panelist at the School of the Art Institute (SAIC) Creature Comforts Exhibit, “Relating to An-other” (Fall 2015)

2015 Veterinary Social Work and Wellness Summit, Presentation on “Living With and Loving a Pet with Behavior Problems: Impact on Pet Owners”

Compassion Fatigue Webinar for the Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians (SVBT) (October 2015)

Compassion Fatigue Presentation for the Veterinary Behavior Residents Rounds (August 2015)

2015 International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) Conference, Presentation on “Living and Loving a Pet with Behavior Problems: Impact on Pet Owners”

News and Podcasts:

Podcast on Pets Mean Business: “Bringing Clinical Training to the Problem of Special Needs Pets”


The Future of Compassion Fatigue Education: Working Partnerships with Mental Health Professionals.
Kristin Buller, Jessica Dolce.  The IAABC Journal, Published online: October 1 2016.
Experiences of veterinarians in clinical behavior practice: A mixed-methods study.
 Kelly C. Ballantyne, Kristin Buller. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and ResearchVol. 10Issue 5p376–383