Anthony L. Podberscek is an Australian living and working in Cambridge, UK. He received his veterinary degree and Ph.D. (in animal behaviour and human–animal interactions) from the University of Queensland, Australia. Since 1992, he has been a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Since 1997, he has also been the editor-in-chief of Anthrozoös, Journal of the International Society for Anthrozoology. His research interests include companion animal behavior, the treatment of animal behavioural problems, attitudes to animals and animal welfare, and cultural aspects of human– animal interaction. He is an Officer of he International Society for Anthrozoology and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science.