Melissa Bain

Title(s)Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine
SchoolSchool of Veterinary Medicine
Address2105 Tupper Hall
CA 95616
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    University of California School of Medicine, Davis, CA2021Clinician Health and Wellbeing Fellowship
    University of California Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Sacramento, CA2007Teaching Scholars Program
    University of California School of Medicine, Sacramento, CAMS2007Advanced Clinical Research
    University of California School of Veterinary Medicine, DavisResidency certificate2001Clinical Animal Behavior
    University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, ILDVM1994Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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    World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) 2019Companion Animal Welfare Award
    The American Veterinary Medical Association2016Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year
    University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital2013P.I.E. (Positively Impacting another Employee)
    University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine2008Cello Distinguished Lecturer

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    1. Correlation between aggression at the veterinary clinic and problem behaviors at home for cats in the USA. J Feline Med Surg. 2024 Feb; 26(2):1098612X231214907. Gerken A, Lee K, Bain M, Kim SA. PMID: 38415601.
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    2. Assessing the Relationship Between Emotional States of Dogs and Their Human Handlers, Using Simultaneous Behavioral and Cardiac Measures. Front Vet Sci. 2022; 9:897287. Grigg EK, Liu S, Dempsey DG, Wong K, Bain M, Sollers JJ, Haddock R, Kogan LR, Barnhard JA, Tringali AA, Thigpen AP, Hart LA. PMID: 35898554; PMCID: PMC9310693.
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    3. Animal Behavior Case of the Month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 06 03; 260(12):1463-1465. Kim SA, Bain MJ. PMID: 35905165.
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    4. Animal Behavior Case of the Month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 05 27; 260(14):1797-1799. Kim SA, Bain MJ. PMID: 35905170.
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    5. Animal Behavior Case of the Month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 05 05; 260(12):1460-1462. Kim SA, Bain MJ. PMID: 35522583.
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    6. Correction to: Domestic cats (Felis catus) prefer freely available food over food that requires effort. Anim Cogn. 2022 Apr; 25(2):493. Delgado MM, Han BSG, Bain MJ. PMID: 34406543; PMCID: PMC9172682.
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    7. Effects of trazodone on behavioral and physiological signs of stress in dogs during veterinary visits: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover clinical trial. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 03 24; 260(8):876-883. Kim SA, Borchardt MR, Lee K, Stelow EA, Bain MJ. PMID: 35333743.
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    8. Domestic cats (Felis catus) prefer freely available food over food that requires effort. Anim Cogn. 2022 Feb; 25(1):95-102. Delgado MM, Han BSG, Bain MJ. PMID: 34309759; PMCID: PMC8904335.
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    9. Early maternal separation is not associated with changes in telomere length in domestic kittens (Felis catus). PeerJ. 2021; 9:e11394. Delgado M, Buffington CAT, Bain M, Smith DL, Vernau K. PMID: 34141465; PMCID: PMC8176934.
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    10. The effect of premature maternal separation on distress vocalizations and activity in kittens (Felis catus) during a brief nest separation. Appl Anim Behav Sci. 2020 Nov; 232. Lowell KJ, Delgado MM, Mederos SL, Bain MJ. PMID: 33100447; PMCID: PMC7577203.
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    11. Surgical and Behavioral Relationships With Welfare. Front Vet Sci. 2020; 7:519. Bain M. PMID: 32923471; PMCID: PMC7456887.
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    12. Stress and Feline Health. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2020 Jul; 50(4):653-662. Buffington CAT, Bain M. PMID: 32354488; PMCID: PMC8801065.
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    13. A survey of feeding practices and use of food puzzles in owners of domestic cats. J Feline Med Surg. 2020 02; 22(2):193-198. Delgado M, Bain MJ, Buffington CT. PMID: 30912700.
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    14. Overview of Animal Training: A Welfare Perspective ?. . 2019 Jan 1; 203-213. Bain BM. .
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    15. The paradox of canine conspecific coprophagy. Vet Med Sci. 2018 05; 4(2):106-114. Hart BL, Hart LA, Thigpen AP, Tran A, Bain MJ. PMID: 29851313; PMCID: PMC5980124.
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    16. Effects of a single preappointment dose of gabapentin on signs of stress in cats during transportation and veterinary examination. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Nov 15; 251(10):1175-1181. van Haaften KA, Forsythe LRE, Stelow EA, Bain MJ. PMID: 29099247.
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    17. Effect of a synthetic feline facial pheromone product on stress scores and incidence of upper respiratory tract infection in shelter cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Aug 15; 251(4):413-420. Chadwin RM, Bain MJ, Kass PH. PMID: 28763279.
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    18. Effect of different types of classical music played at a veterinary hospital on dog behavior and owner satisfaction. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Jul 15; 251(2):195-200. Engler WJ, Bain M. PMID: 28671495.
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    19. Chapter 89 Update on Feline Housesoiling and Urine Marking. . 2016 Jan 1; 890-899. Bain BM. .
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    20. The Relationship Between Coat Color and Aggressive Behaviors in the Domestic Cat. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2016; 19(1):1-15. Stelow EA, Bain MJ, Kass PH. PMID: 26467020.
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    21. Animal Behavior Case of the Month. Vitreous degeneration. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 Aug 15; 247(4):352-5. Bain MJ, Good KL. PMID: 26225605.
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    22. Owner observations regarding cat scratching behavior: an internet-based survey. J Feline Med Surg. 2016 10; 18(10):791-7. Wilson C, Bain M, DePorter T, Beck A, Grassi V, Landsberg G. PMID: 26179574.
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    23. Feline aggression toward family members: a guide for practitioners. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2014 May; 44(3):581-97. Bain M, Stelow E. PMID: 24766701.
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    24. Evaluation of the addition of in-cage hiding structures and toys and timing of administration of behavioral assessments with newly relinquished shelter cats. Journal of Veterinary Behavior. 2013 Nov 1; 8(6):450-457. Moore MA, Bain BM. .
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    25. Behavioral and physiological responses of weaned foals treated with equine appeasing pheromone: A double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized trial. Journal of Veterinary Behavior. 2013 Jul 1; 8(4):265-277. Berger BJ, Spier SS, Davies DR, Gardner GI, Leutenegger LC, Bain BM. .
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    26. Animal behavior case of the month. Noise phobia, cognitive dysfunction, separation anxiety, attention-seeking behavior, and medical causes. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 May 01; 242(9):1227-9. Stepita ME, Bain MJ. PMID: 23600778.
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    27. Frequency of CPV infection in vaccinated puppies that attended puppy socialization classes. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2013 Mar-Apr; 49(2):95-100. Stepita ME, Bain MJ, Kass PH. PMID: 23325595.
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    28. Owner attachment and problem behaviors related to relinquishment and training techniques of dogs. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2013; 16(2):168-83. Kwan JY, Bain MJ. PMID: 23544756.
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    29. Animal behavior case of the month. Motivation for the tail-chasing behavior was considered to most likely be multifactorial. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012 Mar 15; 240(6):673-5. Bain MJ, Fan CM. PMID: 22380802.
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    30. Retrospective evaluation of crib-biting and windsucking behaviours and owner-perceived behavioural traits as risk factors for colic in horses. Equine Vet J. 2010 Nov; 42(8):686-92. Malamed R, Berger J, Bain MJ, Kass P, Spier SJ. PMID: 21039797.
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    31. Evaluation of owner attachment to dogs on the basis of whether owners are legally considered guardians of their pets. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 Apr 01; 234(7):896-900. Helms TD, Bain MJ. PMID: 19335239.
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    32. Animal behavior case of the month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Jan 01; 232(1):38-40. Marks SL, Bain MJ, White M. PMID: 18167106.
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    33. Human-directed aggression in miniature pet pigs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2007 Feb 01; 230(3):385-9. Tynes VV, Hart BL, Bain MJ. PMID: 17269872.
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    34. Evaluation of the role of lower urinary tract disease in cats with urine-marking behavior. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2003 Aug 15; 223(4):457-61. Tynes VV, Hart BL, Pryor PA, Bain MJ, Messam LL. PMID: 12930082.
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    35. Evaluation of urine marking by cats as a model for understanding veterinary diagnostic and treatment approaches and client attitudes. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2002 Nov 01; 221(9):1282-6. Bergman L, Hart BL, Bain M, Cliff K. PMID: 12418693.
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    36. Agrees with treatment for urine spraying, marking. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2002 Jan 15; 220(2):167-8; author reply 168. Romatowski J. PMID: 12126121.
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    37. Causes of urine marking in cats and effects of environmental management on frequency of marking. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Dec 15; 219(12):1709-13. Pryor PA, Hart BL, Bain MJ, Cliff KD. PMID: 11767919.
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    38. Effects of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor on urine spraying behavior in cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Dec 01; 219(11):1557-61. Pryor PA, Hart BL, Cliff KD, Bain MJ. PMID: 11759993.
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    39. Predicting behavioral changes associated with age-related cognitive impairment in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Jun 01; 218(11):1792-5. Bain MJ, Hart BL, Cliff KD, Ruehl WW. PMID: 11394832.
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