Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Anglia Ruskin University

Jenna is an experienced applied animal behaviour and welfare consultant and scientist, specialising in owned and kennelled companion animals

Background
Before joining Anglia Ruskin University early in 2014 Jenna was a Teaching Fellow at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh and a freelance animal behaviour and welfare consultant. Previous to that she also worked as an Education Officer for the Scottish SPCA and a Scientific Officer for the RSPCA’s Companion Animal Department. Jenna enjoys providing continuing professional development for international welfare charities and universities and has recently developed and delivered animal behaviour and welfare lectures and workshops to university lecturers, veterinary students and welfare organisations in China and the Philippines.

Research interests:
Welfare/quality of life assessment of companion animals, particularly cats and dogs living in a kennel environment, such as rehoming (shelter) facilities
Clinical animal behaviour
Companion animal population management
Jenna is a member of our Animal and Environment Research Group.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Anglia Ruskin University