Dr. Duxbury completed her behavior residency and became board certified with the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) in 2005. She served as an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine where she ran a successful behavior practice that was recognized as one of the ‘Best Places to Fix’ by Minneapolis /St. Paul Magazine. She left the University in 2015 in order to focus exclusively on helping clients and their pets.
In addition to being a Board Certified Diplomate of the ACVB, Dr. Duxbury has twice served on its Board of Regents. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), and the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB). Her research has been published in national, peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Genome Biology. She is a frequent speaker at regional and national veterinary conferences.
Dr. Deborah Bryant
Dr. Bryant is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), and the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB).
She has sought intensive continuing education in behavioral medicine, and strives to expand her working knowledge in the field. Under the mentorship of Dr. Karen Overall, Dr. Bryant has completed her clinical residency training program with the goal of attaining board certification through the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. You may know her through Greater Minnesota Veterinary Behavior Services, her previous practice, started in 2009. She served as a clinician in the Behavior Service at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center in 2012. Dr. Bryant continues to see patients in their homes in the St. Cloud and certain greater Minnesota locations. Together with Dr. Duxbury, Dr. Bryant is passionate about caring for canine and feline patients, and their humans, through Veterinary Behavior Specialties of Minnesota!
Dr. Helen A. Jurchisin
Dr. Jurchisin is a graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced at Silver Lake Animal Hospital before starting her clinical residency training at Veterinary Behavior Specialties of Minnesota. Dr. Jurchisin credits her dog Stella, who has numerous behavioral challenges, for teaching her about behavior, patience, and trust. When she's not working, Dr. Jurchisin enjoys cabin life and swing dancing.