Christopher Pachel


Faculty Bio



That was fast lol. Chris Pachel’s bio: Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC, received his veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota in 2002 and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 2010. He has operated both house-call and office-based behavior practices and is currently the owner and leads clinician at the Animal Behavior Clinic in Portland, Oregon. Pachel lectures regularly throughout the United States as well as internationally teaches courses at multiple veterinary schools in the United States, and has authored several articles and book chapters on topics such as intercat aggression and pet selection for animal-assisted therapy. He is a sought-after expert witness for legal cases involving animal behavior and is also a vice president of veterinary behavior on the executive leadership team for Instinct Dog Behavior & Training, providing positive reinforcement behavior modification and board/train services within a franchise-based business model.

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