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Largest-Ever International Survey Showing the Human-Animal Bond Improves Animal and Human Health

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.

Key findings from this survey can be accessed here: https://habri.org/international-hab-survey/

Pets in Housing Survey for UK Landlords

Are you a landlord or property manager in the UK?

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:

https://lincoln.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/landlords-perspectives-about-pet-friendly-properties-in-th

Position opening: Coordinator, Institute for Human-Animal Connection (USA)

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.

Read the full description and apply through PioneerJobs.

Please submit application materials by 4:00 p.m. MST January 31st, 2022.

Questions can be submitted to Arielle Giddens (arielle.giddens@du.edu)

PhD position in Canine Enrichment

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 2022.

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

Click here for more information

Green Chimneys are recruiting for ‘Associate Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services’

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.

Challenging pet-unfriendly accommodation: housing multispecies families in South Australia

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.

To read more, click here.