SCAS trustees speaking at the IAHAIO Online Conference (25-26 Sept)

SCAS trustees, Dr. Elizabeth Ormerod and Dr. Sandra McCune, will be presenting at the IAHAIO online conference this weekend (25-26 September 2021):

Human-animal interactions: Conversations and connections in a changed world

Plenary Lecture by Dr Sandra McCune, VN, BA (Mod), PhD

Our bond with companion animals in a changing world

The global pandemic has changed our world in so many ways in the last year. But even before we had ever heard of COVID-19, our world was changing in ways that impact our lives and the way we relate to our companion animals and study them. Where and how we live, how we age, the companion animals we prefer to acquire, and changes in how we study our relationship with animals, are some of the themes covered in this plenary talk as well as looking to what the future might hold for Human-Animal Interaction studies. And yes, COVID-19 changed things for our companion animals too

Panel discussion on Pets in Housing: What next for policy and practice?

With Elizabeth Ormerod, Taryn Graham, and Brinda Jegatheesan

In this session delegates will be provided with examples of how pets in housing practices, culture and regulations differ across the globe. These affect opportunities for pet ownership, and can seriously impact human and animal health and wellbeing.

Link here for the full programme

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