Dr. Siacusa is the Chief of the Animal Behavior Service and of the Primary Care Education Section, at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a board certified veterinary behaviorist in Europe (ECAWBM) and the USA (ACVB). Dr. Siracus earned a PhD in Animal Medicine and Health, discussing a thesis about the use of synthetic pheromones to control perioperative stress in dogs.
His research interests are focused on animal behavior and welfare, stress assessment and control. dog aggression, prognostic and risk factors in canine behavior medicine.