Research

B.A.R.K. Virtual Study published in Anthrozoös!

B.A.R.K. Virtual Study published in Anthrozoös!

Congratulations to Dr. Binfet, Freya Green, and Zakary Draper on their publication!

B.A.R.K. goes Virtual!

B.A.R.K. goes Virtual!

Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about B.A.R.K. programming online!

Phoenix News: Behind the BARK

Phoenix News: Behind the BARK

Photo taken by Adam Lauzé, 2021 UBC Okanagan’s official newspaper, The Phoenix News, recently published an article about the B.A.R.K. program and our recent research! The Phoenix’s Madeline Grove interviewed B.A.R.K. volunteer and UBC student, Amelia Willcox. Click here to read more about the B.A.R.K. program, our recent research, and what it means to be […]

B.A.R.K. research featured in The Conversation!

Photo taken by Adam Lauzé, 2019 A study by B.A.R.K. researchers Dr. John-Tyler Binfet, Freya Green, and Zakary Draper has been featured in The Conversation! The article titled Are you a distressed student? Here’s how therapy dogs can help and written by Dr. Binfet, features a recent publication exploring the importance of physical touch in […]

Dr. Binfet: Cops and Therapy Canines: Wagging Tails Reduce Stress

Dr. Binfet: Cops and Therapy Canines: Wagging Tails Reduce Stress

Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about how integrating a canine-assisted intervention into a detachment can reduce occupational stress!

B.A.R.K. featured by Global News Canada!

B.A.R.K. featured by Global News Canada!

Check out Global News’ feature of B.A.R.K.’s recent canine contact study!

B.A.R.K. research featured in People.com!

B.A.R.K. research featured in People.com!

Check out People.com’s feature of B.A.R.K.’s recent canine contact study!

Dr. Binfet: Anxious about Returning to Campus? Therapy Dogs Can Help

Dr. Binfet: Anxious about Returning to Campus? Therapy Dogs Can Help

Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about how physical contact with therapy dogs can improve students’ wellbeing.

B.A.R.K. Study published in Anthrozoös!

B.A.R.K. Study published in Anthrozoös!

Congratulations to Dr. Binfet, Freya Green, and Zakary Draper on their publication!

B.A.R.K. Team at ISAZ 2021!

B.A.R.K. Team at ISAZ 2021!

Congratulations to Dr. Binfet, Freya Green, and Zakary Draper on your presentation!