Generation Pup

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Pup of the month

Could your dog be our next ‘Pup of the Month’?

We are now recruiting puppies from anywhere in the UK/ROI, of any breed or cross-breed. If your puppy is 16 weeks of age or under please consider signing up, and joining the Generation Pup community. You could help us to make Generation Pup a once in a lifetime study with benefits for all of dogdom! Plus your puppy could be chosen as ‘Pup of the Month’.

Project news

January 23 2018: ‘Generation Pup’ at The Puppy Conference 2018!!!

It was a busy weekend for the Generation Pup team at the Puppy Conference in Warwickshire run by Animal Events UK, where Project Leader Dr Rachel Casey spoke about our amazing study! We were inundated with support and enthusiasm for the project from vets, vet nurses, dog walkers, dog trainers, puppy trainers, breeders, dog owners and behaviourists. We are hugely grateful to all those who offered to help with recruitment. Very exciting times ahead!!!

January 01 2018: Meet Teddy – Generation Pup’s Dog of the Month!

This is Teddy and he has been chosen to be the first Generation Pup Dog of the Month for 2018! Julie’s owner kindly shared these words with us “Teddy makes life so much more fun! He loves his humans, his toys and playing. He is also so smart and picks things up really quickly.” We are so grateful to all of our Generation Pup puppy owners for their time and dedication to this research project.

Exciting festive news!

The Generation Pup Christmas cards are ready to post! We hope you are all looking forward to receiving your special card that features some of our wonderful Generation Pup dogs on the front of the card! The cards will be posted out in batches starting from early next week, so keep an eye out for the postman please!

Meet Reuben – Generation Pup’s Dog of the Month!

Reuben is a 14 week old cockapoo puppy. He has some white markings on his chin and down his chest, as well as a few white flecks on his paws. Reuben loves running around playing with his toys or being snuggled up for a cuddle. We are really grateful to Gina (Reuben’s owner) and Reuben for their commitment to the Generation Pup research project.

The Generation Pup team present at conference

Three researchers from the Generation Pup team (Rachel, Fiona and Megan) participated in Universities Federation for Animal Welfare – UFAW’s Walks and Talks conference this week. It was great to share information about Generation Pup with fellow researchers from different universities, and discuss the exciting potential of this project.