Measuring Human-Canine Animal Bond
Project Lead: Lauren Samet
To create a new tool to measure the human-canine animal bond (HCAB).
- To identify which factors contributing to the HCAB can be measured accurately.
- To confirm whether an owner-based canine HAB HCAB questionnaire can be reliable and valid.
- To investigate whether HCAB measures are correlated with canine relinquishment and Return to Kennel decisions.
- To support Generation Pup and Post Adoption Support questionnaires in order to gain insight into the impact of the HCAB on canine behaviour, health and welfare.