Honors and Awards

Awards to S. E. Brown:

  • Winning videography
    for videotaping of "Mule opens gate" appearing on The Planet's Funniest Animals, television show on Animal Planet, Season 7, Program 7, Fall 2006
  • Second place winner of Society and Animals "Best Paper in Human-Animal Studies Contest"
    for writing journal article titled"Ethnic Variations in Pet Attachment," Society & Animals, 10 (4), 455-456
  • Winner of "Best of Breed Award 2001"
    for content and design of web site dealing with pet loss appearing in Pet Reflections: A Memorial Quilt Tribute Web Site (http://hometown.aol.com/sebi2i/Trooper.html)
Awards to  C. B. Schaffer:
  • The 2000 Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award
    for outstanding work in increasing understanding of, preserving, and protecting human-animal relationships through clinical practice, community leadership, education, and research
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Outstanding Service Award
    for outstanding service through the voluntary service program at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System in Tuskegee, April 21, 2002
  • The 1994 Michael J. McCullough, M.D. Award
    for outstanding contributions in research, teaching, and service related to the human-animal bond, awarded by the Association of Teachers of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, July 1994
  • The 1994 MSD-AGVET Award for Creative Teaching
  • President's Award
    for Outstanding Professional Staff Member, awarded by President of Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, April 27, 1994
  • Dean's Award
    for Superior Service, awarded by Dean of Tuskegee University's School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee, AL, April 1992 and April 1994
Honors to  C. B. Schaffer:
  • Selected as Honorary Member of Tuskegee Veterinary Medical Alumni Association, March 29, 2003 (http://tvmaa.org/)
  • Elected President of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, 1999-2000 (http://aahabv.org/)
  • Elected Member-at-Large for 1996-2000 of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (http://avma.org/avsab/)
  • Elected Member-at-Large for 1993-94 of the Association of Veterinary Medical Development Professionals