Joyce Carnevale

DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP (Canine/Feline)
Clinical Assistant Professor
1581 Vet Med
Education & Certifications  

Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine/Feline), 1996, recertified 2006, 2016

Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, 2013

DVM – Cornell University, 1990

MS – Colorado State University, 1989

BS – Cornell University, 1984


VCS 449 – Junior Surgery

VCS 463 – Primary Care

VCS 305 – Shelter Medicine

Research Focus & Interests  

Companion animal behavior including canine cognition, effective learning and training techniques, and factors affecting the human animal bond and attachment. 

Behavior modification and rehabilitation of shelter dogs and factors that lead to placement of pets in a permanent home.

Practice management, niche development, and marketing.  Worked as a general practitioner for 25 years prior to pursuing career in higher education 


American Board of Veterinary Practitioners – Outreach Committee

ISU Student Behavior Club Advisor


American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

Iowa Veterinary Medical Association

American Society of Veterinary Animal Behavior

Association of Shelter Veterinarians