Dr. Sophia Yin was a great ally to AAHA, serving with us in many different roles: author, task force participant, learning facilitator. But, she was so much more than that. She was a leader. A visionary. A friend. Sophia was a visionary for both pets and their people. Though she is gone, her contributions will continue to have a lasting impact for years to come.

She will be missed.


"Dr. Yin is one of my heroes! Everyone who knew her will miss her presentations; her contributions were always excellent, funny, memorable, and practical. Students all know her NerdBook, too. She contributed a unique voice to our veterinary profession. Her approach to spreading understanding the daily use of behavioral science within veterinary hospitals helped untold numbers of animals. Sharing her techniques for low-stress handling provided many young (and a few old-dog) veterinarians access to handling skills that were never previously specifically outlined in any text or classroom. It is difficult to know she is gone and important that we honor her by continuing to forward her work." --Kate Crumley, DVM, AAHA president

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