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First Name

Ruth

Last Name

Newberry

Nickname

Ruth

Gender

Female

Description

I am a Professor of Ethology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. I study the behaviour and welfare of dogs and other animals. This includes studies about behavioural development, social behaviour and environmental enrichment.

Website

http://www.nmbu.no/ans/ruth.newberry

Location

Country

Norway

Region

Viken

City

Ås

AAI experience

Working animals

Dog, Cat, Horse, Farm animals, Rodents

Education

PhD, The University of Edinburgh

Experience

I give courses and supervise student projects on animal-assisted interventions and human-animal interactions involving dogs, horses, cats and rats. I also do extensive research and teaching about farm animal behaviour and welfare, especially poultry and pigs.