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What Makes Dog Owners Unique? Part 2

By Emily Flavin, Hayden Furcolo, Emily Proctor, Elena Stratis

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The New Zealand Department of Conservation seeks to lessen the threat of domestic dogs to endangered coastal wildlife through awareness and intervention. Through behavioral observation, surveys, a Pet Expo, and a social media campaign, we hoped to offer the Department of Conservation new and effective methods of intervention. Through group specific social media posts, we sought to create a more educated culture of dog owners that protect the threatened species while exercising their dogs in shared environments.


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Date 2019
Pages 88
Publisher Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Department Department of Conservation
Degree Bachelor of Science
URL https://digital.wpi.edu/concern/student_works/sn009z40d
Language English
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  1. Animal roles
  2. Conservation
  3. Dogs
  4. Mammals
  5. open access
  6. Pet ownership
  7. Pets and companion animals
  8. sustainability
  1. open access