The Human Animal Bond Research
Institute (HABRI), in partnership with Zoetis, commissioned the largest
international today to survey to gain a deeper understanding of how the
human-animal bond is perceived and impacts behaviour among pet owners and
veterinarians worldwide. The research shows that the human-animal bond is
strong, that pets positively impact their owners’ health, and that stronger
bonds are connected to improved veterinary care around the globe.
Researchers from the University of Lincoln are investigating possible problems and opportunities of having pet-friendly rental houses and would love to hear your opinions. For more information and/or to take part please access here:
The Institute for Human-Animal Connection is hiring a full-time coordinator to support their professional development certificate programs, assist with marketing and communications, and provide general office management. This position has a key role in maintaining the Institute’s visibility, engaging stakeholders, and supporting a cohesive team.
The International Association of
Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) has developed international
guidelines on the care, training, and welfare requirements for animal-assisted
Dr. Anastasia Stellato and Dr.
Nathaniel Hall, in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at Texas Tech
University, are currently seeking a PhD student, with expected start date Fall
The successful applicant will join a research project to assess the influence of enrichment (e.g.,toys) on the behavior and welfare of domestic dogs. General responsibilities will include: organizing, coordinating and conducting experiments, coordinating with dog owners/shelters, supervising research assistants, data collection and management, data analyses, and manuscript writing
Green Chimneys is a multi-faceted nonprofit organization helping young people to maximize their full potential by providing residential, educational, clinical and recreational services, in a safe and supportive environment that nurtures connections with their families, the community, animals and nature.
As part of a SCAS funded project, Zoei Sutton (Flinders University, AU) will be interviewing South Australian stakeholders (housing providers, tenancy advocates, and landlords) and tenants with pets.
The findings will be used to develop understandings of how key
players navigate renting with pets in hostile policy contexts, and in doing so
provide tips for those working in similar jurisdictions and inform potential
improvements to current policy and practice.