Congrats to Michelle Ganci, lecturer in the #FresnoState Department of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Education in the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, was named the national director of the Humane Heartland program through the American Humane Certified farm animal welfare program. #BulldogProud
Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access publication of research of the interaction between non-human animals and humans. First edition is now online via APA Section 13 Human Animal Interaction (quick & easy login required)
Ohio State University Extension’s new animal welfare specialist Monique Pairis-Garcia is expanding her reach throughout the state during 2015. She is the assistant professor of animal sciences in OSU's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and started her dual teaching/outreach position in August 2014. Posted Feb. 2, 2015
A number of recent studies published in The Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science have indicated that the leading cause of dog abandonment is behavioral problems. A team of researchers for the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy, headed by Dr. Mo Salman of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University, surveyed nearly 4,000 dog owners at 12 shelters across the US about their reasons for relinquishing their dogs. TRAIN YOUR DOG!