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Consulting, Guest Lecturing and Research

  • Consulting for shelters, government agencies and private business in tailoring behaviour assessments to their needs and reviewing current protocols to create a more scientific approach to behaviour assessments and predictability of behaviour

  • Research consultant for private businesses or universities in animal behaviour, behaviour analysis and statistical analysis. Liam has extensive experience in creating research projects, animal ethics, statistical analysis and publications.

  • Guest lecturing for universities in animal behaviour, behaviour analysis, animal physiology and statistical analysis.

  • Supervising honours, masters and PhD students

Published papers:

  • Clay, Liam, Paterson, Mandy, Bennett, Pauleen, Perry, Gaille., Rohlf, Vanessa., Phillips, Clive, 2020, In Defense of Canine Behavioral Assessments in Shelters: Outlining Their Positive Applications, Journal of Veterinary Behavior, vol. 38 , pp 74 - 81.

  • Clay, Liam, Paterson, Mandy, Bennett, Pauleen, Perry, Gaille., Phillips, Clive 2019, Early recognition of behaviour problems in shelter dogs by monitoring them in their kennels after admission to a shelter, Animals, vol. 9, pp. 875

  • Clay, Liam, Paterson, Mandy, Bennett, Pauleen, Perry, Gaille., Phillips, Clive 2019, Do behaviour assessments in shelter predict the behaviour of dogs post-adoption? Animals, vol. 10, pp. 1225

  • Clay, Liam, Paterson, Mandy, Bennett, Pauleen, Perry, Gaille., Phillips, Clive 2019, Comparison of Canine behaviour scored using a Shelter behaviour assessment and an owner completed questionnaire, C-BARQ, Animals, vol. 10, pp. 1797

Book Chapters:

  •  “ Welfare of dogs and humans in animal-assisted interventions” Animal-assisted interventions for Health and Human Service Professionals, 2020

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