VIN Consultants and Editors — Ilana Reisner

Specialty: Behavior

Associate Editor

Ilana Reisner

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) Behavior, 1995


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, 1984
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1996

Current Professional Activities

  • Director of the Behavior Clinic and Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Past Professional Activities

  • Veterinary Behavior Consultations, Ithaca, NY
  • Consulting, writing, speaking on topics of small animal behavioral medicine.


  • Greatest passion is bluegrass music or anything related to banjos. Chronic, long-suffering banjo student

Favorite Quote

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." (Attributed to Mark Twain, I think).

What I Like Most About VIN

The community, working with Drs. Horwitz and Landsberg, and everyone who posts comments, questions and helps me through rounds sessions!

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

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