Dr. Alessandro Cozzi


EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law

Dr. Cozzi received his veterinary degree from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 2004, and a PhD in Equine Physiology from the University of Messina and Pisa in 2009. The PhD thesis was about the social behaviour of horses and the mechanisms of conflict management and reconciliation in this specie. In 2010 he defends his Master thesis on Behavioral Medicine Companion Animals (University of Pisa). Dr Cozzi joined in 2009 IRSEA Research Institute in Semiochemistry and Applied Ethology, in Apt, France, as Researcher and today as Chief of Research and Education Officer. Dr Cozzi is professor at the Master of Behavioural Medicine of Companion Animals (University of Pisa, Italy) with lectures about Pheromonotherapy in companion animals and horse behaviour and at the Master of Clinical Ethology (University of Barcelona, Spain) with lectures about Semiochemistry in the animal kingdom and Clinical Equine Ethology. Dr Cozzi is author of scientific publications and speaker at conferences on semiochemistry, animal welfare, animal behaviour, behavioural and physiological assessment of stress and welfare in companion animals, livestock species and wildlife species. Dr. Cozzi is currently Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine – Animal Welfare Science Ethic and Law – ECAWBM-AWSEL.