Dr. Barbara Lynn Sherman, MS, PhD, DVM
Clinical Professor, Veterinary Behavior
- DVM, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1989
- PhD, Zoology (Animal Behavior), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982
- MS, Biology, Towson University, 1976
- American College of Animal Welfare, 2012
- American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, 2005
Professional Experience & Qualifications
- Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences and Program in Animal Welfare, Ethics and Public Policy, NCSU-CVM, 2012-present
- President, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB), 2008-2010
- Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences and Program in Animal Welfare, Ethics and Public Policy, NCSU-CVM, 2005-2012
- Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, NCSU-CVM, 1999-2005
- Veterinary Behavior Specialist, The Veterinary Behavior Clinic, 1996-2006
- Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, NCSU-CVM, 1994-1999
- Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, Animal Behavior Society, 1993-present
- ACVB Residency Training Program in Veterinary Behavior, 1990-2003
Clinical evaluation of protocols for the treatment of behavior problems of dogs and cats; Clinical behavioral pharmacology; identification and attenuation of canine fears and anxieties; behavioral selection criteria for military working dogs, feline cognition
Selected Recent Publications
Sherman BL, Gruen ME, Meeker RB, Milgram B, DiRivera C, Thomson A, Clary G, Hudson L. The use of a T-maze to measure cognitive-motor function in cats (Felis catus). Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research. 2012; in press.
Mansmann RA, Currie MC, Correa MT, Sherman BL, vom Orde K. Equine behavior problem around farriery: foot pain in 11 horses, Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2011;31:44-48.
Sherman BL, Papich M. Drugs Affecting Animal Behavior, In Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 9th edition (Papich MG, Rivier JE, editors), Ames IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009;509-538.
Sherman BL, Serpell JA. Training veterinary students in animal behavior to preserve the human-animal bond. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 2008;35(4):496-502.
Gruen ME, Sherman BL. Use of trazodone as an adjunctive agent in the treatment of canine anxiety disorders: 56 Cases (1995-2007) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2008;233(12):1902-1907.
Sherman BL, Mills DS. Canine anxieties and phobias: an update on separation anxiety and noise aversions. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice 2008;38(5):1081-1106.
Sherman BL. Separation anxiety in dogs. The Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 2008;30(1):27-42.
Landsberg GM, Melese P, Sherman BL et al. Effectiveness of fluoxetine chewable tablets in the treatment of canine separation anxiety; Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 2008;3(1):12-19.
Sherman BL, Mansmann RA. Fears and phobias. In Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine. (Lavoie J-P, Hinchcliff KW, editors), Ames IA:Wiley-Blackwell, 2008;310-312.
Sherman BL. Aggression, Overview--Dogs, In The Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Canine and Feline Fourth Edition (Tilly LP and Smith FWK, editors), Ames IA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007:48-51.
Sherman BL. Compulsive Disorders in Cats, In The Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Canine and Feline Fourth Edition (Tilly LP and Smith FWK, editors) Ames IA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007;276-277.
Sherman BL. Housesoiling in Cats, In The Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Canine and Feline Fourth Edition (Tilly LP and Smith FWK, editors) Ames IA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007;634-637.
Simpson BS, Landsberg GM, Reisner IR, et al. Effects of Reconcile (fluoxetine) chewable tablets plus behavior management for canine separation anxiety, Veterinary Therapeutics 2007;8(1):18-31.
Simpson BS. Psychotropic medications in the treatment of feline urine spraying, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, 2007;11(1):44-48.