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Mami IrimajiriBVSc, PhD, DACVB

Mami Irimajiri graduated from Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University in Tokyo Japan. After working as a small animal veterinarian in Tokyo for several years, she went to US to receive her PhD at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine under Dr. Andrew Luescher. Her research was about Canine Compulsive Disorder. She finished her residency program in animal behavior at University of Georgia following her PhD.

She has taught behavior medicine at Kitasato University and Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University as an assistant professor for 9 years. Currently, she is working at Hills Pet Nutrition Japan while speaking world wide about behavior medicine to veterinarians and veterinary students. She is also seeing behavior cases at Synergy Animal General Hospital receiving referral cases.

She loves to talk and share about animal behavior to veterinarians, vet students and pet owners the importance of human animal bond and animal welfare.