Dog and Cat Health and Well-Being Survey

        University of Guelph                  

Dear Vecado friends,

A team of researchers @ Ontario Veterinary College (University of Guelph) are conducting a research study on health and well-being for cats and dogs. Researchers would like to know what you think of your dog or cat’s health and well-being. Help support this important research by joining this study.  

Bonus: you can win 1 of 8 gift cards worth $25 to any pet supply retailer of your choice within Canada or the USA!

Dog and Cat Health and Well Being Survey

Research Project: 
You are invited to take part in a research project. The goal of this research project is to determine the health and well-being of companion cats and dogs as reported by their keeper. You are eligible to participate if you are the keeper of a cat or a dog in Canada or the United States of America. 
Criteria for Participants:

  • Keeper/primary caregiver of a cat or a dog
  • Located in Canada or the US

With your participation, we aim to use the information provided towards future research in measuring health and well-being of companion animals. This survey should take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete
Upon completion, participants will be asked if they would like to be entered into a draw to win a gift card to a pet food/accessory retailer of their choice.
The first element of this survey is a consent form that has more detailed information regarding your participation in the survey. 

Click on below link to take part in this survey.

Take the Survey

Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser:

Once the study has been completed, you are invited to visit the Ontario Veterinary College’s website for the results. 
Researcher Information: 

  • Dr. Adronie Verbrugghe, DVM, PhD, Dip. ECVCN, Associate Professor 
  • Dr. Cate Dewey, DVM, PhD, Professor
  • Dr. Sarah Abood, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Sarah Dodd, BVSc, MSc, PhD Student

Contact Information:

This research project is supported by the Department of Clinical Studies at the Ontario Veterinary College. 
If you have questions regarding your rights and welfare as a research participant in this study (REB #18-07-039), please contact: Director, Research Ethics; University of Guelph;; (519) 824-4120 (ext. 56606). You are not waiving any legal rights by agreeing to take part in this study. This project has been reviewed by the Research Ethics Board for compliance with federal guidelines for research involving human participants.