Dog Training and Behavior Consulting

Jesse McClure, PhD

Animal Behavior Specialist




  1. Chauhan G, McClure J, Hekman JP, Marsh PW, Bailey JA, Daniels RF, Genereux DP, Karlsson EK. 2019. Combining citizen science and genomics to investigate tick, pathogen and commensal microbiome at single-tick resolution. Frontiers in Genetics
  2. Schraft HA, Medina OJ, McClure J, Pereira DA, Logue DM. 2017. Within-day improvement in a behavioural display: wild birds 'warm up'. Animal Behavior
  3. Podos J, Moseley DL, Goodwin S, McClure J, Taft B, Strauss AVH, Lahti DC. 2016. Measuring vocal performance in songbirds: Frequency excursion. Animal Behavior
  4. McClure J 2015. Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms of Impulsive Choice. Doctoral dissertation
  5. McClure J, Podos J, Richardson HN. 2014. Isolating the delay component of impulsive choice in adolescent rats. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience


  1. McClure J, Karlsson EK. poster. Citizen Science Meets Canine Genetics: Mapping Complex Behaviors in Mixed-Breed Pet Dogs. 9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics. St Paul MN. 2017
  2. McClure J, Genereaux DP, Karlsson EK. poster. Darwin's Dogs: Genetic Mapping of Complex Behavioral Traits in Mixed-Breed Dogs. Biology of Genomes. Cold Spring Harbor NY. 2016
  3. McClure J. poster. Cooperative learning for basic writing skills in an upper division writing class. CIRTL Forum. College Station TX. 2015
  4. Pagnier G, McClure J, Richardson H, Cohen A. poster. Personality and arousal while gambling. National Council on Responsible Gambling. Las Vegas NV. 2014
  5. Logue D, Schraft H, McClure J, Medina O. abstract. Singing performance varies over time, and among contexts and individuals in Adelaide's wablers. Animal Behavior Society. Princeton NJ. 2014
  6. Podos J, Moseley DL, Goodwin S, McClure J, Taft B, Strauss AVH, Lahti DC. abstract. A new measure of performance: frequency excursion. Animal Behavior Society. Princeton NJ. 2014
  7. McClure J, Jackson F, Richardson HN. poster. Precision of Timing Contributes to Impulsive Choice in Adolescent Rats. Society for Neuroscience. New Orleans LA. 2013
  8. Ikeda M, McClure J, Remage-Healey L. poster. Catecholaminergic Regulation of Estradiol Synthesis in the Zebra Finch Auditory Forebrain. Society for Neuroscience. San Diego CA. 2012
  9. McClure J. Invited Lecture. Neurobiology of Operant Learning. International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Warwick RI. 2012
  10. McClure J, Richardson HN. poster. Impulsive Choice Predicts Alcohol Consumption in Female Rats. nternational Behavioral Neuroscience Society. Kailua Kona HI. 2012
  11. McClure J, Po P, Richardson HN. poster. Risk Sensitivity as a Test of Impulsive Choice in Rats. Society for Neuroscience. Washington DC. 2011 — Life Science Graduate Research Symposium. Amherst MA. 2011

Behavior Work Experience

Memberships & Certifications

Certified Professional Dog Trainer, CPDT-KA

Fear Free Certified Professional

Animal Behavior Society, Member

American Veterinary Society for Animal Behavior, Member

International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Member