All posts by Jacqueline Boyd

Jacqueline is currently a lecturer in Animal Science at Nottingham Trent University, with a passion for domestic species, notably dogs and horses. Her academic and research interests are broad ranging, from the molecular biology of parasitic nematodes to the genetic basis of cryptobiosis and jump kinematics in agility dogs. Jacqueline is very much an academic practitioner and recognises the value of science that has direct application and potential to improve animal health and welfare.

How animals can help autistic children

Daniel the “emotional support duck” is a pretty big deal, both in the animal and human world. His 15 minutes of fame began after he was spotted on a flight in the US – from Charlotte to Asheville, North Carolina – waddling around the plane in a nappy and some stylish red shoes. He is said […]

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