Sample Publications


Grigg, E.K., Donaldson, T.M. (2017) The Science Behind a Happy Dog: Canine Training, Thinking and Behaviour.  Sheffield, UK:  5m Publishing.  263 p.

Book Chapters:

Grigg, E.K. (invited chapter, in review) Preventing behavior problems in domestic cats. In Stelow, E. (ed.) Clinical Manual of Feline Behavioral Medicine. Wiley Publishing Inc.

Grigg, E.K. and Donaldson, T.M. (2019) Helping clients cope with grief associated with euthanasia for behavior problems. Ch. 14 in Kogan, L. and Erdman, P. (eds) Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions: Practitioners Navigating the Human- Animal Bond. Routledge.

Grigg, E.K. (2018) Helping clients facing behavior problems in their companion animals. Ch. 16 in Kogan, L., and Blazina, C. (eds). Clinician’s Guide to Treating Companion Animal Issues (1st Ed.): Addressing Human-Animal Interaction. Elsevier.

Journal articles (companion animals):

van Haaften, K., Grigg, E.K., Kolus, C., Hart, L.A., Kogan, L. (2020) A survey of dog owners’ perceptions on the use of psychoactive medications and alternatives for the treatment of canine behavior problems. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 35: 27-33

Grigg, E.K. and Kogan, L.R. (2019) Owners’ attitudes, knowledge, and care practices: exploring the implications for domestic cat behavior and welfare in the home. Animals 2019 9(11). pii: E978. doi: 10.3390/ani9110978.

Grigg, E.K. and Hart, L.A. (2019) Enhancing success of veterinary visits with assistance dogs and/or clients who have disabilities: A review. Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine.

Grigg, E.K., Kogan, L., van Haaften, K., Kolus, C. (2018) Cat owners’ perceptions of psychoactive medications, supplements and pheromones for the treatment of feline behavior problems. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

Grigg, E.K., Nibblett, B.M., Robinson, J.Q., Smits, J.E.G. (2017) Evaluating chronic stress in kenneled domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) using behavior and hair cortisol. Veterinary Record Open 4: e000193. doi: 10.1136/vetreco-2016-000193

Grigg, E.K., Nibblett, B.M., Sacks, B.N., Hack, R., Serpell, J.A., Hart, L. (2016) Genetic and behavioral characteristics of the St. Kitts ‘island dog’. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 178: 88-95.

Grigg, E.K. and Piehler, M. (2015) Influence of Dog Appeasing Pheromone (DAP) on dogs housed in a long-term kenneling facility. Veterinary Record Open 2015.2. doi:10.1136/vetreco-2014-000098.

Nibblett, B., Ketzis, J.K., Grigg, E.K. (2014) Comparison of stress exhibited by cats examined in a clinic versus a home setting. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 173: 68-75. Open access:

Grigg, E.K., Pick, L., Nibblett, B. (2013) Litter box preference in domestic cats: covered versus uncovered. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 15(4): 280-284.

Journal articles (marine mammals):

Grigg, E.K, Allen, S.G., Craven-Green, D.E., Klimley, A.P., Markowitz, H., and Elliott-Fisk, D. (2012) Foraging distribution of Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardii) in a highly-impacted estuary. Journal of Mammalogy 93(1): 282-293.

Grigg, E.K., Klimley, A.P, Allen, S.G., Green, D.E., Elliott-Fisk, D., and Markowitz, H. (2009) Spatial and seasonal relationships between Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardii) and their prey, at multiple scales. Fishery Bulletin 107: 359-372.

Neale, J.C.C., Gulland, F.M.D., Schmelzer, K.R., Harvey, J.T., Berg, E.A., Allen, S.G., Greig, D.J., Grigg, E.K., and Tjeerdema, R.S. (2005) Contaminant loads and hematological correlates in the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) of San Francisco Bay, California. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A, 68: 617-633.

Grigg, E.K., Allen, S.G., Green, D.E., and Markowitz, H. (2004) Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) population trends in the San Francisco Bay estuary, 1970-2002. California Fish and Game 90(2):  51-70.

Grigg, E.K., Green, D.E., Allen, S.G., Markowitz, H. (2002) Diurnal and nocturnal haul out patterns of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardsi) at Castro Rocks, San Francisco Bay, California. California Fish and Game 88(1): 15-27.

Grigg, E. and Markowitz, H. (1997) Habitat use in bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, at Turneffe Atoll, Belize. Aquatic Mammals 23(3): 163-170.

Journal articles (other):

Kogan, L.R., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Hellyer, P., Grigg, E.K., Kramer, E. (2020) Veterinarians and impostor syndrome: an exploratory study. Veterinary Record Published Online First: 22 June 2020. doi: 10.1136/vr.105914

Grigg, E.K., Hart, L.A., and Moffett, J. (2020) Comparison of the effects of clay modeling & cat cadaver dissection on high school students’ outcomes and attitudes in a human anatomy course. American Biology Teacher 82(9): 596-605.