News and Media

News and Media

Featuring Dr. Melanie Rock, PhD

Rock MJ, Mouton M. 2021. Dog bites happen every day, often to children, but urban pet policies can help prevent them. The Conversation (Canadian edition), 26 October. 

https://theconversation.com/dog-bites-happen-every-day-often-to-children-but-urban-pet-policies-can-help-prevent-them-168715

CityNews 570 - Dog bites happen every day but urban pet policies can help prevent them. Interview conducted by Brian Bourke for Kitchener Today, produced by Brittany Bortolon, 29 October 2021.

https://kitchener.citynews.ca/all-audio/kitchener-today-with-brian-bourke/friday-october-29th-2021-4702002, at 1:03:30

CTV News Calgary – Hens and bees allowed under new Calgary pet bylaw, number of cats and dogs limited per household. Interview conducted 2 June 2021 with Jordan Kanygin, aired 3 June 2021.

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/hens-and-bees-allowed-under-new-calgary-pet-bylaw-number-of-cats-and-dogs-limited-per-household-1.5453142

University of Calgary – Of dogs and democracy: How the animals we live with influence our social structures, 7 May 2019.

https://explore.ucalgary.ca/dogs-and-democracy

University of Calgary – Pets in the Cities (webinar geared to a broad audience), February 2017.

https://explore.ucalgary.ca/pets-and-city-living-animals-crowded-urban-centres

Calgary pet owners struggling animals amid high rental prices, Calgary Herald, 17 December 2016.

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/calgary-pet-owners-struggling-to-keep-animals-amid-high-rental-prices

 

Featuring Taryn Graham, PhD

Todd, Z. (2019, Jan 30). Millennials' pet dogs: An anchor to an adult world. Psychology Today. 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/fellow-creatures/201901/millennials-pet-dogs-anchor-adult-world

Todd, Z. (2017, Dec 6). How to make the world better for dogs. Companion Animal Psychology

https://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/2017/12/how-to-make-world-better-for-dogs.html

Graham, T.M. (2016, Sept 26). A breed ban may bring on the problem Montreal wishes to eliminate. The Huffington Post – What’s Working Canada

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/taryn-m-graham/breed-ban-montreal_b_12169482.html

Graham, T.M. (2016, July 13). Montreal should look to Calgary for better policies on pets. The Montreal Suburban.

http://www.thesuburban.com/opinion/op_ed/montreal-should-look-to-calgary-for-policies-on-pets/article_90d98170-4243-5f65-898d-1d19a85282c8.html

DeAngelis, B. (2016, May 4). Dog walk your way to health on a Jane's Walk this weekend. UToday.

https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2016-05-04/dog-walk-your-way-health-janes-walk-weekend

 

Featuring Dawn Rault, PhD

Coulter K and D Rault, Edmonton Journal: Who will protect animals from abuse in Edmonton? [Opinion Editorial], January 29, 2019.

https://edmontonjournal.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-who-will-protect-animals-from-abuse-in-edmonton 

Calgary Sun Alberta judge wants changes to how peace officers handle unstable people. March 21, 2018.

http://calgarysun.com/news/crime/alberta-judge-wants-changes-to-how-peace-officers-handle-unstable-people 

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) – Fatality inquiry into death of peace officer Rod Lazenby begins Monday: The 62-year-old peace officer was killed in August 2012 while investigating a dog complaint near Priddis. June 11, 2017.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-rod-lazenby-fatality-inquiry-1.4156099

Global News Inquiry focuses on mental health of man who killed Alberta peace officer. Bill Graveland. June 12, 2017.

https://globalnews.ca/news/3521052/fatality-inquiry-into-peace-officer-rod-lazenbys-death-begins/ 

 

Featuring Ann Toohey, PhD

White, R. 2016. Dog parks sniff out ways to share public space. Calgary Herald, 26 February, 2016 

https://calgaryherald.com/life/homes/condos/white-dog-parks-sniff-out-ways-to-share-public-space

Dog-owners more likely to exercise regularly. By Carolyn Crist for Reuters, 1 August 2017.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-fitness-dogs-idUSKBN1AH58L)

Fite, E. 2018. Aging with animals: Pets can help older adults, but they come with challenges. Times Free Press (Chattanooga, Tennessee), 23 November, 2018.

https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2018/nov/23/aging-animals-pets-chelp-older-adults-they-co/483591/

Haaf, W. 2019. The Power of pets: They’re not only cute and cuddly, they can help you stay health. Good Times (goodtimes.ca), January-February 2019. 

http://wendyhaaf.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Power-of-Pets.pdf

Cole, Y. 2019. In trade-off for a home he can afford, senior faces losing a beloved companion. Calgary Herald (and other Postmedia outlets), 16 January, 2019.

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/seniors-struggle-finding-pet-friendly-housing-illustrates-wider-problem-expert-says [includes an embedded video]

Cole, Y. 2019. ‘A great relief’: Calgary senior secures a home for him and his beloved pet. Calgary Herald (and other Postmedia outlets) 18 January, 2019.

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/calgary-senior-secures-a-home-for-him-and-his-beloved-pet

Toohey, A. “Stan and Jellybean remind us of what it is to live in a humane society [Opinion Editorial accepted by Postmedia], Calgary Herald, 26 January, 2019

https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-stan-and-jellybean-remind-us-of-what-it-means-to-live-in-a-humane-society.

Moore, Jacquie. 2021. Better Aging with Pets: Should animal companionship — a proven boon for older adults — be a privilege or a health-care imperative? ARCH Magazine, University of Calgary, Fall/Winter 2021.

https://arch-magazine.ucalgary.ca/news/better-aging-pets

 

Featuring Valli-Laurente Fraser-Celin, PhD

Canadian Press. Pet owners gain peace of mind with pet first aid: First-aid courses for pets have been around for the last 15 years. 2 January 2019:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-pet-first-aid-1.4963263

 

Featuring Morgan Mouton, PhD

Rock MJ, Mouton M. 2021. Dog bites happen every day, often to children, but urban pet policies can help prevent them. The Conversation (Canadian edition), 26 October, 2021.

https://theconversation.com/dog-bites-happen-every-day-often-to-children-but-urban-pet-policies-can-help-prevent-them-168715