Meet the CAWEC team
Xavier Manteca obtained his degree and doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), and also holds a Diploma from the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM). He took a Master with specialization in applied animal behaviour at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland). Xavier is currently a professor at the Animal and Food Sciences Department of the UAB’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, where he teaches ethology and animal welfare.
Marta Amat obtained her degree in Veterinary Medicine at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), and also holds a Diploma from the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM). She further obtained a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Since 2001, she works as a veterinarian for the Clinical Ethology Service provided by the UAB’s hospital, and since 2009, she has been responsible for the provision of this services.
Susana Le Brech
Susana Le Brech obtained her BSVc at the National University of the Northeast (UNNE), Argentina. In 2009 she obtained her MSc in Clinical Ethology and her MSc in Animal Science in the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She obtained her PhD in 2014 (UAB) and her studies were focused on Individual differences in behavior and response to stress in dogs. Since 2012 she is Diplomate of the Colegio Latinoamericano de Etología Veterinaria (CLEVe).
Sergio Tejedor works in education and modification of animal behaviour. Since 1996, he cooperates with the Clinical Ethology Service of the UAB’s Clínic Veterinari Hospital, performing practical sessions of behaviour modification and behavioural tests. He also works with different species of zoo animals, as a consultant in the areas of learning, veterinary medicine training and modification of behaviour.
Tomàs Camps Morey
In 2004, Tomás Camps obtained his degree in veterinary medicine at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). In the same year and at the same University, he obtained a Master degree in Clinical Ethology. In 2009, Tomás finished a master on Animal Research at the UAB, and in 2011 he obtained his Diploma from the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM). His doctoral studies were focused on the relation between medical issues and behavioural issues in dogs and cats. Finally, he obtained his doctoral degree in 2015.Currently director of Etovets www.etovets.com
Mar Moradell Cruces
Specialist and teacher in positive dog education and behavior modification since 2004.
Collaboration with different veterinary practices.
Specialist and teacher in rehabilitation of horses with behavioral problems, with more than 15 years of experience.
Specialist in ethology and animal welfare in animal shelters.
She collaborated with the Affinity Foundation Chair-Animals and Health.