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Dr. Sheila (D’Arpino) Segurson, DVM, DACVB

Dr. Segurson is a veterinary behavior specialist whose goal is to improve the welfare and well being of companion animals, with a focus on at-risk pets. Sheila is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.

Sheila graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 and the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Graduate Training Program at UC Davis in 2005. Sheila has worked at and for universities, a veterinary behavior consultation practice, and animal shelters – most notably, the Animal Rescue League of Boston where she developed/implemented dog enrichment/behavior modification programs, research and educational content for the Center for Shelter Dogs.

Currently, Sheila is Maddie’s Fund’s Director of Research and is the lead instructor for the University of Florida Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program Shelter Animal Behavior and Welfare online course.