Alessandro Cozzi - Dmv, PhD, MSc, ECAWBM – AWSEL

Directeur Recherche et Enseignement
Direction Recherche et Enseignement

Directeur Général IRSEA
Direction Générale 

Directeur Scientifique IRSEA ARC
ARC

Dîplomes
  • Docteur Vétérinaire
  • Docteur en Physiologie Equine
  • Master en Médecine Comportementale des Animaux de Compagnie
  • Dîplomé de l'European College Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine – Animal Welfare Science Ethic and Law (ECAWBM – AWSEL)
Affiliations Extérieures
  • Professeur invité à la faculté Vétérinaire de Pise
  • Professeur invité à la faculté Vétérinaire de Barcelone

Description

Depuis 2009, le Dr Alessandro Cozzi travaille à l’Institut de Recherche en Sémiochimie et Ethologie Appliquée (IRSEA).

Il est Directeur Général depuis 2017.

Il a réalisé sa thèse de Master en Médecine Comportementale des animaux de Compagnie (Université de Pise, 2010).

Il a soutenu sa thèse de doctorat en Physiologie Equine (2009) sur le comportement social du cheval et les mécanismes de gestion du conflit et de réconciliation chez cette espèce (Université de Messina et Pisa, 2009). 

Dr. Alessandro Cozzi est vétérinaire diplômé à l’Ecole Vétérinaire de Pise, 2004.

Il est professeur de phéromonothérapie des animaux de compagnie et comportement du cheval pour le Master d’Ethologie et le Master de Médecine comportementale des Animaux de compagnie de l’Université de Pise et de Barcelone.

Il est auteur de publications scientifiques sur différents sujets : sémiochimie, comportement animal, évaluation comportementale et physiologique du stress, bien-être animal en différentes espèces (cheval, chat, chien, ânes et animaux sauvages).

Il est diplômé de l'European College Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medecine spécialité Animal Welfare Science Ethic and Law. Il dirige et supevise depuis mars 2017 avec le Dr Patrick Pageat, le programme de résidanat pour les deux spécialités du College au sein de l'IRSEA.

Recherche

  • Comportement animal et Physiologie
  • Sémiochimie appliquée : cheval, chat, chien, animaux sauvages
  • Bien-être Animal

Publications

Articles Originaux
  • Mengoli M, Mariti M, Cozzi C, Cestarollo E, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Pageat P, Gazzano A. Scratching behaviour and its features: a questionnaire-based study in an Italian sample of domestic cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013
  • Cozzi A, Lafont Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Articlaux F, Monneret P, Pageat P.  The induction of scratching behavior in cats: efficacy of synthetic feline interdigital semiochemical. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013
  • Bienboire-Frosini C, Cozzi A, Lecuelle Lefont C, Vervloet C, Ronin C, Pageat P. Immunological differences in global release of Fel d 1, the major cat allergen, are influenced by cats’ sex and behaviour. The Veterinary Journal , 2011
  • Cozzi A, Sighieri C, Gazzano A, Nicol CJ, Baragli P. Post-conflict friendly reunion in a permanent group of horses (Equus caballus). Behavioural Processes , 85 185–190 2011
  • Pageat P, Cozzi A, Lafont Lecuelle C. Letter to editor Journal American Veterinary Medical Association. JAVMA 493 September 2010
  • Cozzi A, Gazzano A, Mariti C, Notari L, Ducci M, F Martelli F. Behavioural modifications in sheltered dogs. Annali della Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria di Pisa 2008
  • Gazzano A, Cozzi A, Mariti C, Tidu L, Verri E, Ducci M, Martelli F. Behavioural modifications of bitches during diestrus and anestrus. Veterinary Research Communications 2008; 32 (Suppl 1) pp: 151-153
  • Gazzano A, Mariti C, Alvares S, Cozzi A, Tognetti R, Sighieri C, The prevention of undesiderable behaviours in dogs: effectiveness of veterinary behaviourist’s advice given to puppies owners. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Application and Research. 2008 - Vol 3, pp 125-133.
  • Pageat P, Bougrat L, Monneret P, Alnot-Perronin M, Cozzi A. Feline interdigital semiochemicals with primers effect for scratching marking. Journal of Veterinary Behaviour 2009
  • Cozzi A, Monneret P, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Gaultier E, Pageat P. The maternal Cat Appeasing Pheromone: exploratory study of the effects on aggressive and affiliative interactions in cats. Journal of Veterinary Behaviour 2009
  • Mariti C, Alvares S, Cozzi A, Sighieri C, Martelli F, Tognetti R, Gazzano A, Preliminary study on the prevention of behavioural disorders in dogs: the effectiveness of advice given to puppies’ owners, Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Application and Research 2007
  • Ferrari A, Pellegrino C, Mignone W, Delle Piane M, Caroggio P, Cozzi A. I mammiferi selvatici in Liguria, Orizzonti di Medicina Veterinaria Anno 7°n. 2. 2005
Présentations orales et posters lors de congrès scientifiques internationaux
  • Malavasi R, Cozzi A, Baragli P, Palagi E. Do horses show communicative recruitment? A case report . 47th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology – ISAE 2013 , Florianopolis Brasil. Accepted
  • Cozzi A, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Mengoli M, Codecasa E, Monneret P, Bougrat L, Pageat P. Use of Feline allomarking Pheromone (F4) to facilitate Human-Cat interaction during medical examination. ACVB/AVSAB Scientific Meeting, Chicago, Accepted 2013
  • Mengoli M, Pageat P, Monneret P, Articlaux F, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Cozzi A. Does equine maternal appeasing semiochemical allow horses to cope with a new situation and balance their emotional state? ACVB/AVSAB Scientific Meeting, Chicago, Accepted 2013
  • Cozzi A. Behavioural Medicine in horse. Congreso Solidario de Medicina y Chirurgia Equina. Barcelona, UAB, 2013
  • Mengoli M, Cozzi A, Pageat P, Gazzano A, Mariti C. Analysing the behaviour of dogs affected and unaffected by separation anxiety during a behavioural consultation: preliminary results. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Congress of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology - ESVCE; 8th September, Martigny (Switzerland) 2012
  • Pageat P, Cozzi A, Delfosse C, Barthélémy H, Mengoli M, Lafont –Lecuelle C, Alnot-Perronin M, Saffray D. Improving Animal Welfare through appropriate attachment and early life experiences.  Annual Meeting of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine – ECAWBM, Martigny 2012
  • Cozzi A, Monneret P, Lecuelle-Lafont C, Articlaux F, Bougrat L, Alnot Perronin M, Mengoli M, Pageat P Preliminary results for a new beginning: structurally modified F3 and social facilitation in multi cat households. 2st Annual Meeting of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine – ECAWBM, Martigny 2012
  • Alnot-Perronin M, Cozzi A, Pageat P.  Separation anxiety disorders found to be hemispheric cortical abiotrophy. 18th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology,Martigny, Switzerland, 2012.
  • Chauvet C, Cozzi A , Creton B, Saffray D, Monneret P, Lecuelle-Lafont C, Pageat P. Feeding on horse : a contraceptive for the cat flea ? 1st International Congress and Workshop on Behavioural Medicine and Semiochemistry from welfare to therapeutics, Saignon, France 2012.
  • Creton C, Cozzi A, Articlaux F, Bursztyka P, Pageat P, Bougrat L, Lecuelle C, Saffray C. Protection against mosquitoes: borrowing a semiochemical camouflage from an animal. 1st International Congress and Workshop on Behavioural Medicine and Semiochemistry from welfare to therapeutics, Saignon, France 2012.
  • Mengoli M, Pageat P, Codecasa E, Monneret P, Alnot M, Cozzi A. Dog appeasing pheromones’ action in modulating fear-related response during post-traumatic canine rehabilitation. 1st international Congress and Workshops on Behavioural Medicine and Semiochemistry from welfare to therapeutics, 15th-17th November, Saignon (France) 2012.
  • Bienboire-Frosini C, Cozzi A, Chabaud  C, Lecuelle-Lafont C, Pageat P. The social hormone oxytocin: could it be a marker of welfare in mammals? Proceedings of the 1st International Congress and Workshops on Behavioural Medicine and Semiochemestry: from welfare to therapeutics, Saignon, France, 2012
  • Bienboire-Frosini C, Chabaud C, Cozzi A, Codecasa E, Pageat P. Validation of a commercially available Enzyme Immunosorbent Assay for the determination of oxytocin in dog and cat plasma samples. Proceedings of the 1st International Congress and Workshops on Behavioural Medicine and Semiochemestry: from welfare to therapeutics, Saignon, France, 2012.
  • Martínez-Macipe M, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Manteca X, Pageat P, Cozzi A. Could semiochemicals improve welfare of captive lions? 1st International Congress and Workshops on Behavioural Medicine and Semiochemestry: from welfare to therapeutics, Saignon, France, 2012.
  • Pageat P, Bienboire Frosini C, Chabaud C, Lecuelle Lafont C, Noel F, Cozzi A. The possible role of Oxytocin as stress indicator in puppies during the first social isolation. ACVB/AVSAB SCIENTIFIC MEETING, San Diego, CA 2012
  • Cozzi A, Monneret P, Lecuelle Lafont C, Bougrat L, Mengoli M, Bienboire Frosini C, Pageat P. The equine maternal appeasing semiochemical: why and how chemical communication could improve the welfare of horses. 1° International Congress of IRSEA, Saignon, France 2012
  • Cozzi A, Monneret P, Articlaux F, Lafont Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Mengoli M, Pageat P. Does equine maternal appeasing semiochemical allow horses to cope with a new situation and balance their emotional state? 2nd PsiAnimal Conference Behavioural Medicine and Animal Welfare, Lisbon 2012
  • Mengoli M, Pageat P, Monneret P, Giacalone A, Lafont Lecuelle C, Baragli P, Cozzi A. Would EAP (Equine Appeasing Pheromone) be able to modify stress-related learning strategies in horses? 8th International Equitation Science Conference “Equitation Science - The Road Ahead”, Edinburgh 2012
  • Cozzi A, Monneret P, Lafont Lecuelle C, Bienboire Frosini C, Articlaux F, Bougrat L, Mengoli M, Pageat. P. The role of maternal appeasing semiochemical during transport : implications for animal welfare. 38th Annual Conference of ATA animal Transportation Association, Vancouver, BC Canada 2012.
  • Cozzi A and Pageat P, Feline Interdigital Semiochemical: history, studies and applications. 11° Conference AVEPA, Cordoba, Spain 2012
  • Cozzi A, Bougrat L, Cavicchio P, Pageat P. The use of synthetic cat’s facial pheromones (F3 and F4) to introduce a female and a male tiger in the same enclosure , AZA Conference, 2012
  • Pageat P, Lafont Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Articlaux F, Monneret P, Cozzi A. The feline interdigital semiochemical (Feliscratch®) as possible strategy to treat inappropriate scratching behaviour. 1st Annual Meeting of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine – ECAWBM, Avignon 2011
  • Cozzi A, Lafont Lecuelle C, Monneret P, Articlaux F, Bougrat L, Bienboire Frosini C, Pageat P. The impact of maternal equine appeasing pheromone on cardiac parameters during a cognitive test in saddle horses after transport. 7th International Equitation Science Conference ISES, Netherlands, 2011
  • Cozzi A, Lafont Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Monneret P, Articlaux F, Pageat P. The interest of the use of feline interdigital semiochemical (Feliscratch®) to induce scratching behaviour in cat. ACVB/AVSAB SCIENTIFIC MEETING, St Louis, MO 2011
  • Cozzi A, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Articlaux F, Monneret P, Bienboire-Frosini C, Bougrat L, Pageat P. Impact of maternal Equine Appeasing Pheromone (EAP) during a short term transport in saddle horses. 5th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare WAFL, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2011
  • Pageat P, Monneret P, Articlaux F, Lafont Lecuelle C, Mengoli M, Cozzi A. Evidence of stress thanks to physiological indicators during a cognitive test in horses. ACVB/AVSAB SCIENTIFIC MEETING, St Louis, MO 2011
  • Pageat P & Cozzi A , Advances in the use of pheromones in pet species. 10° Conference AVEPA, Valencia, Spain 2011
  • Cozzi A, Lecuelle-Lafont C, Bougrat L, Monneret P, Noel F, Garnier F, Pageat P.  First social isolation for puppies: evidence of significant stress thanks to physiological and behavioural indicators. Proceedings 16th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology – ESVCE 7th Annual Meeting of the European College of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine-Companion -Animals - ECVBM-CA, Hamburg September 2010
  • Mengoli M, Cozzi A, Mariti C, Zilocchi M, Papi F, Gazzano A. Survey of possible changes  in undesiderable behaviours after neutering in male dogs. Proceedings 16th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology – ESVCE 7th Annual Meeting of the European College of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine-Companion -Animals - ECVBM-CA, Hamburg September 2010
  • Alnot Perronin M, Cozzi A, Pageat P. Tail chasing is a new, repetitive or compulsive disorder in Jack Russel Terriers as it is in other breeds? Proceedings 16th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology – ESVCE 7th Annual Meeting of the European College of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine-Companion -Animals - ECVBM-CA, Hamburg September 2010
  • Osella MC, Cozzi A, Pageat P, D’Angelo G. Evaluation, management and animal welfare implications of aggressive sheltered dogs. Proceedings 16th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology – ESVCE 7th Annual Meeting of the European College of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine-Companion -Animals - ECVBM-CA, Hamburg September 2010
  • Pageat P, Lecuelle Lafont C, Falewee C, Cozzi A. Short term transport induces stress in saddle horses. Proceedings 6th International Equitation Science Conference ISES Uppsala Sweden 2010
  • Cozzi A, Gazzano A, Sighieri C, Pageat P, Baragli P. Post conflict affiliative interactions in horses (Equus caballus). Proceedings 6th International Equitation Science Conference ISES Uppsala Sweden 2010
  • Verin R, Asproni P, Cozzi A, Pageat P, Monneret P, Poli A. Evidence of lesions of the vomeronasal organ in cats: first description of vomeronasalitis. International Symposium Phérosynthèse Research Institute – 2010
  • Cozzi A, Gazzano A, Manteca Vilanova X, Fatjo J, Monneret P, Articlaux F, Pageat P. Affiliation in dogs and cats: putative role of semiochemicals. International Symposium Phérosynthèse Research Institute - 2010
  • Cozzi A. Pheromones in cats. 9° Conference AVEPA, Madrid, Spain March 2010
  • Cozzi A. Pheromonotherapy in dogs. 9° Conference AVEPA, Madrid, Spain March 2010
  • Cozzi A, Monneret P, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Pageat P. The maternal Cat Appeasing Pheromone: exploratory study of the effects on aggressive and affiliative interactions in cats. ACVB/AVSAB SCIENTIFIC MEETING, 2010, Atlanta, GA
  • Pageat P, Bougrat L, Monneret P, Alnot-Perronin M, Cozzi A. The effect of feline inter digital semiochemical with primers in relation to scratching marking. ACVB/AVSAB SCIENTIFIC MEETING, 2010, Atlanta, GA
  • Cozzi A, Manteca X, Ruiz de la Torre JL, Fatjo J, Mariti C, Gazzano A. Management of conflict: the reconciliation in dog. ACVB/AVSAB SCIENTIFIC MEETING, 2010, Atlanta, GA
  • Pageat P, Bienboire-Frosini C, Lecuelle Lafont C, Monneret P, Cozzi A. A new chemical message in cats: the Fel d 1 protein: from behavior to allergy. ACVB/AVSAB SCIENTIFIC MEETING, 2010, Atlanta, GA
  • Cozzi A, La gestione del conflitto in ambito sociale: studio sulla riconciliazione nel cavallo. Phd Thesis Equine Physiology, University of Pisa/Messina Faculty of Veterinaty Medicine2009
  • Cozzi A, Monneret P, Lafont-Lecuelle C, Bougrat L, Gaultier E, Pageat P. The maternal Cat Appeasing Pheromone: exploratory study of the effects on aggressive and affiliative interactions in cats. 7th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting – IVBM. Edimburgh – Scotland, October 2009.
  • Pageat P, Bougrat L, Monneret P, Alnot-Perronin M, Cozzi A. Feline interdigital semiochemicals with primers effect for scratching marking. 7th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting – IVBM. Edimburgh – Scotland, October 2009.
  • Mariti C, Papi F, Mazzalupi G, Cozzi A, Mengoli M, Balestri D,Paglicci D, Sighieri C, Gazzano A. Utilizzo dei CD Sounds Sociable nella prevenzione delle fobie nel cucciolo di cane. 1° convegno internazionale di educazione e istruzione cinofila. AIECI, Pisa 2009
  • Micchi I, Ceccherelli R, Cozzi A, Gazzano A, Perrucci S. Il benessere in piccioni ricoverati presso un centro di recupero: valutazione degli endo parassiti e dei principali indici fisiologici di stress. IV Convegno Nazionale Società Italiana Veterinaria Animali Non Convenzionali. Ozzano d’Emilia 22-23 Maggio 2009 
  • Cozzi A, Mariti C, Borgognini Tarli S, Manteca X, Fatjò J, Gazzano A. La riconciliazione nel cane. 1° Convegno internazionale di Educazione ed Istruzione Cinofila: cultura; educazione, prevenzione. Università di Pisa. 12-13 June 2009
  • Baragli P, Cozzi A, Rugani R, Sighieri C, Regolin L. Delayed search for non-social goal by Equids (Equus caballus and Equus asinus). International Equine Science Meeting, October 3. -5. 2008 in Regensburg – Germany.
  • Cozzi A, Manteca X, Ruiz de la Torre JL, Gazzano A, Amat M, Mariti C, Fatjò J. Is there any evidence of reconciliation in dogs?. European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology Annual Congress 2008.
  • Cozzi A, Fatjò J, Ruiz de la Torre JR, Gazzano A, Mariotti V, Martelli F, Sighieri C, Borgognini Tarli S, Manteca X. Affiliative and aggressive behaviour in a group of dogs. European College of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine-Companion Animals Annual Congress 2008.
  • Mariti C, Papi F, Pacchini S, Berteotti D, Pittavino MR, Cozzi A, Martelli F, Ducci M, Gazzano A. Are agility competitions stressful? An assessment in dogs and handlers. European College of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine-Companion Animals Annual Congress 2008.
  • Gazzano A, Cozzi A, Mariti C, Tognetti R, Benvenuti A, M Ducci M, Martelli F. Is there any correlation between food intolerances and behaviour problems in dogs? LXII Congresso Nazionale Sisvet – S. Benedetto del Tronto. 24-27 Settembre 2008
  • Sighieri C, Mariti C, Cozzi A, Paoletti E, Buoncristiani P, Baragli P.Comparison between the first phase of ethological and traditional training in two group of pony Esperia. Atti LXII Congresso Nazionale Sisvet – S. Benedetto del Tronto. 24-27 Settembre 2008.
  • Gazzano A, Mariti C, Cozzi A, Papi F, Sighieri C, McBride EA. Effect of the presence of a dog on pre-adolescent children's learning of canine anatomy and physiology, The Power of Animals:Approaches to Identifying New Roles for Animals in Society, Congress ISAZ, , Tokyo (Japan) 4-6 ottobre 2007
  • Gazzano A, Cozzi A, Mariti C, Tidu L, Verri E, Ducci M, Martelli F, Modificazioni del comportamento della cagna in anestro e diestro (Behavioural Modifications of bitches during diestrus and anestrus), Proceedings LXI Convegno Nazionale SISVET, Salsomaggiore Terme (PR) 26-29 settembre 2007
  • Gazzano A, Mariti C, Cozzi A, Sighieri C, Ducci C, Martelli F, Modificazioni comportamentali del cane ospitato in canile sanitario. VI Convegno nazionale SO.FI.Vet. 2-4 Giugno 2005 Stintino (SS), vol. 1, pp. 22, 2005