Dr Lewis Kirkham, a veterinarian with further qualifications in animal behaviour, has a lifelong fascination with pets and their interaction with their owners. Since graduating as a veterinarian from The University of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, Dr Kirkham has worked in a variety of practices in both Australia and the United Kingdom.
In 2004, he founded ‘Animal Behaviour Solutions’, a company that provides private counselling and behavioural advice for pet owners. Through this company, Dr Kirkham has assisted numerous pets and their owners in the assessment and management of behaviour problems. He is also a consultant to local and overseas zoos and sanctuaries on exotic species’ behavioural problems.
Dr. Kirkham regularly contributes to radio and online media regarding behavioural problems with pets. He has also contributed to The Australian newspaper and Dogs Life magazine. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand college of Veterinary Scientists as well as a Chartered Member of the Australia Veterinary Association. He is also a member of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior