Christine D. Calder, DVM, DACVB, is a veterinary behaviorist at Calder Veterinary Behavior Services in Portland, Maine. Dr. Calder also sees cases from Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland and is a consultant on shelter medicine cases. She earned her DVM from Mississippi State University and completed a residency with the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Dr. Calder has worked at the San Francisco SPCA, Auburn University, and Louisiana State University and was previously an assistant clinical professor of community veterinary services and veterinary behavior at Mississippi State University. She has a special interest in shelter behavior, feline behavior, and shy/fearful dogs.