Links and other Resources

Professional Societies

Animal Behavior Society
Since 1964, an international society dedicated to the scientific study of animal behavior.

American Association of Zoo Keepers
A non-profit volunteer organization made up of professional zoo keepers and other interested persons dedicated to professional animal care and conservation.

The Association for the Study of Animal Behavior
The Animal Behavior Society’s sister society in Europe.

American Zoo and Aquarium Association
The American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) was founded in 1924 to support membership excellence in Conservation, Education, Science, and Recreation.

The Association of Pet Behavior Counselors
In the treatment of behavior problems in cats, dogs and other companion animals, it takes time to establish cause and develop treatment plans that are suitable for the owner’s circumstances. The APBC represents a network of experienced behavior counselors who, on referral from a veterinary surgeon, are able to offer the time and expertise necessary to achieve these objectives.

International Society for Adaptive Behavior
An international scientific society devoted to education and furthering research on adaptive behavior in animals, animats, software agents, and robots.

The Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
A new, broadl based, professional scientific society, committed to understanding the interaction between behavior and neuroendocrine function.

The American Psychological Society
Advancing the scientific discipline and the giving away of Psychology in the public interest.

International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
The purposes of the ISDP include the promotion and encouragement of research on the development of behavior in all organisms, including humans, with special attention to the effects of biological factors operating at any level of organization.

Research and Graduate Training Groups

The Interdisciplinary Center for Bioacoustics

The Centro Interdisciplinare di Bioacustica e Ricerche Ambientali (Interdisciplinary Center for Bioacoustics and Environmental Research) was founded in 1988 and is endowed with a Laboratory of Marine Bioacoustics. The activity of the Centro focuses on the development of research projects on the acoustic communication in animals, the study of practical applications in regard to the monitoring and censusing, the development of advanced methods of sound analysis based on the digital processing of signals, the establishment of a Sound Library of Mediterranean Cetaceans as well as the technical support to other institutions involved in bioacoustical research.

Center for the Human-Animal Bond
The Center for the Human-Animal Bond is committed to expanding our knowledge of the interrelationships between people, animals, and their environment.

Large Animal Research Station
Based in Alaska and includes abstracts on current research including behavioral research.

Department of Conservation Biology, National Zoo
This department provides scientific and administrative support for a wide range of programs focusing on the research, conservation, education, and exhibition missions of the National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C.

Cornell University Lab of Ornithology
Dedicated to the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. Great links to bird songs.

Nebraska Behavioral Biology Group
Links from here to other animal behavior resources, such as info on animal behavior meetings, animal behavior jobs, grants and fellowships for graduate research, and field courses in animal behavior.

Cetacean Behavior Laboratory Homepage
At San Diego State University.

Neurobiology and Behavior
At Cornell University.

Duke University Biological Psychology Program
Indiana University Program in Animal Behavior

Simon Fraser Behavioral Ecology Research Group

Rutgers University Graduate Program in Behavioral and Neural Sciences

University of Illinois
Graduate Program in Environmental Management and Behavior

University of Kentucky
Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

University of Minnesota
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

University of Washington
Graduate Studies in Animal Behavior

University of California–Davis
Animal Behavior Graduate Group

Other Great Links

Ark Animal Tracks
By Diana Guerrero. A series of on-line articles for those interested in careers in zoos, wildlife management, and behavior

NetVetĀ and the Electronic Zoo.
More animal links than you can imagine!