Amber Ramos

Thesis title: Integrating cognitive, behavioral and veterinary healthcare using applied behavior analysis to improve health and welfare in captive marine mammals.

Research summary

Integrating cognitive, behavioral and veterinary healthcare using applied behavior analysis to improve health and welfare in marine mammals under professional care

Papers delivered

2013 Arnold, A., Bernard, A. Message in a Bottle: Using formula as a primary reinforcer to train young sea lions.  41stAnnual International Marine Animal Trainers Association Conference.  Las Vegas, Nevada, September 9-13, p.19

2016 Arnold, A., Bateman, H. Sea Lion Prosthetic Training. 41stAnnual International Marine Animal Trainers Association Conference. San Diego, California, November 13-18, p. 62

2016 Megginson, T., Mulsow, J., Ramos (Arnold), A.  Behavioral research as an enrichment tool: A binary exclusion task with a formerly stranded California sea lion (Zalophus californianus). International Society for Anthrozoology Conference. Orlando, Florida, July 1-4

2019 Ramos, A., Behavioral techniques used in the diagnosis, treatment and management of atrial fibrillation in a geriatric California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus). International Society for Anthrozoology Conference. Orlando, Florida, July 1-4 

  • Animal Behavior
  • Animal Health and Wellness
  • Marine Mammals
  • Human-Animal Interaction
  • Zoos and Aquariums