“This is concerning because it means a significant proportion of pet owners are missing the small window between two and 14 weeks where socialization is such a crucial piece in the behavioural development of dogs,” says Coe.
For humans, a hug is nurturing and builds trust and a sense of safety. But your dog may not feel the same way. Leaning against or reaching around dogs can feel threatening to them, says Prof. Lee Niel, Col. K. L. Campbell Chair in Companion Animal Welfare at U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College. “What
A new study led by researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) shows that homeless youth with pets are less likely to engage in potentially harmful behaviour, are three times less likely to be depressed and are more likely to open up to veterinarians about their personal challenges.
The University of Guelph has received $23 million from the provincial government to support critical infrastructure renewal at the top-ranked Ontario Veterinary College (OVC).
The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Pet Trust, the first charitable fund dedicated to the health and well-being of companion animals, celebrates three decades in 2016. In that time, more than $35 million has been raised to support learning, health care and research at OVC.