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This project examined the relationships which exist between culturally appropriate education, dog health and safety and human health and wellbeing, in Indigenous rural and remote communities.
The Healthy Dogs, Healthy Communities project used information about the current levels of dog health and safety to develop educational intervention programs. These programs were then used as a basis to improve the health and safety of community dogs with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of the people living in these Indigenous communities.
The project was jointly funded by the Australian Research Council linkage grant, Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) New South Wales, Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Association and IDEXX Laboratories Australia.
Abstract adapted from the University of Sydney
University of Sydney
Faculty of Veterinary Science
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