Participant Recruitment

We are currently recruiting participants for the following studies:

Kitten fostering experiences and practices

Description: The aim of this survey is to determine common fostering practices and get a better understanding of foster parents’ first-hand experience with young kittens.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants must be 18 years of age and older
  • Participants must have fostered one or more young kittens (less than 8 weeks of age) within the past 2 years

To participate please go to: https://uoguel.ph/kittenfoster


Management of breeding dogs and puppies in Canada and the United States

Description: This is a series of surveys that aim to determine how dog breeders are managing bitches and puppy care prior to adoption.

Inclusion criteria:

  • By legal definition the owner of a dog that has had a litter of puppies in the past two years
    • Note that you do not need to be a regular breeder of dogs to participate. Responses from individuals who occasionally breed their family dog or whose dog accidentally got pregnant and had a litter of puppies are also encouraged to respond.
  • A current resident of Canada or the United States

For further information on participation please click here.

To participate please go to: https://uoguelph.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eR64ifDe8rK6qSp


Identification of Kitten Behaviour

This survey is now closed! Thank you very much to everyone that participated, and we will post a summary of the results to our website and to our Facebook page once the project is complete.


Cat Owner Petting Project

This project is now complete! Thank you very much to everyone that participated, and we will post a summary of the results to our website and to our Facebook page once the project is complete.