DVM, Diplomate ACVB


  • BSc – Wildlife Biology, University of Guelph, 1982
  • DVM – Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 1991
  • MSc – Applied Ethology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 2001


  • Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, 1998-2000

Board Certification:

  • American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, 2003 (Chair)
  • American Humane Association’s Advisory Board on Behavior and Training
  • Board of Regents of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

Professional Accomplishments:

Dr. Flannigan practiced general veterinary medicine for 3 years, prior to beginning his graduate work and residency. He is an adjunct clinical professor at NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine and lectures on behavior throughout North America.