Our 2nd workshop on dogs will take place in Iqaluit, March 19th, 2019.
This workshop is a continuity to our first workshop that took place in Québec City in December 2017. The main objectives of this workshop is to learn more about Iqaluit and its dog dynamics to be able to implement research project that are adapted to the needs of the community.
August 31, 2016
AGA will take place in St-Johns, Newfoundland during the Inuit Studies Conference
AGA will take place in St-Johns, Newfoundland during the Inuit Studies Conference on Saturday, October 8th, 2016. The meeting will begin at 2:00pm and finish at 5:00 pm, in the A-1045 room.
August 28, 2016
Researchers from the Network will present a complete session about dogs in Inuit communities
Francis Lévesque, Frédéric Laugrand, André Ravel, Patrick Leighton and Patricia Brunet will be part of complete session on dogs in Inuit communities at the Inuit Studies Conference, that will be held in St-Johns between October 7th to 10th. Their presentations will take place on October 9th, between 8:30 and 10:30 am, in the Arts Lecture Hall 2 at the Memorial University.
August 12, 2016
GIV presents preliminary results
As a first step toward a better understanding of the complex issues of mitigating dog-related health risk in Nunavik, the objectives of this study were 1) to describe the habits, perceptions and needs of Kuujjuaq dog owners regarding their dog cares, nutrition and health 2) to describe demographic characteristics, main health problems, and rabies vaccination among the surveyed dog population, 3) to compare these factors between Inuit and other dog owners in Kuujjuaq. André Ravel, Cécile Aenishaenslin and their research team have submitted a short report of the survey.