Dr Sarah Ellis

Leading the way in animal welfare

A dog rescue charity has changed its visitor policy to improve animal welfare following a joint study with animal behaviour experts from the University of Lincoln, UK. The academics, from the School of Life Sciences, partnered with Jerry Green Dog Rescue to understand the impact regular visitors to dog...

Can you love cats too much?

A study into cat ownership looks at whether people who own an excessive number of cats are on the slippery slope to becoming animal hoarders. The research investigated whether owners of 20 or more cats were more likely to share the often detrimental psychological and demographic profile of animal...