Companion dog and human wellbeing study

An online study to determine the impact of human-canine relationships on human wellbeing.

Established research has already found positive effects on human health associated with companion dog ownership/carer relationships. This survey study seeks to elucidate other yet to be determined benefits on human well being such as sleep quality, empathy, learning and other health markers.


You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • are a university student - undergraduate or postgraduate;
  • are 18 years or over.

How to participate

If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research, please complete this online survey.