Take this survey on bullying and support in animal welfare

Woman Hugging Dog SilhouetteHave you experienced bullying or personal attacks in person or on social media related to your animal welfare paid or volunteer work? A graduate student in the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida is gathering information about bullying for her Capstone Project. Your participation will help establish how often this happens, and what types of support are available or lacking when it does.

The survey is anonymous and open until February 28, 2017. It can be taken here:


If you have questions about the study, please contact Terry Spencer, DVM, MEd, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, at tspencer@ufl.edu, or 352-294-4509.