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Kat Sutherland

BSc (Hons), MSc

Profile

Kat completed both her undergraduate degree in Animal Biology and her MSc at the University of Guelph. Her MSc research with Dr. Kate Shoveller focused on the use of commercial dog food feeding guidelines and other owner-related feeding practices that may contribute to obesity in pet dogs. She is currently a PhD candidate under the supervision of Dr. Jason Coe. Kat's research explores pet weight-related communication between veterinary staff and clients in small animal veterinary practice, with emphasis on communication around pet obesity and identifying opportunities to optimize these conversations through understanding the veterinary and client perspective.

Teaching

Instructor:

UNIV*1200*10 - Bambi and You, Bambi in Stew: Exploring the Human-Animal Connection (W21)

Teaching Assistant:

ANSC*1210 - Principles of Animal Care and Welfare (W18, W19, W20, W21)

ANSC*4560 - Pet Nutrition (F19, F20)

EQN*4020 - Advanced Equine Nutrition (W21)