A big congratulations to this year’s award winners!


ISAZ/Waltham Collaborative Research Award 2016

Portraits for College of Nursing. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Dr. Cheryl Krause-Parello
“Military Veterans and Shelter Dogs: One Rescue at a Time”

University of Colorado College of Nursing


Early Career Award 2016

Maggie OHaire

Dr. Maggie O’Haire

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine


ISAZ 2016 Conference Oral Presentation Award

Lisa Gunter

Lisa Gunter

“Purebreds are like Unicorns: Understanding the Breed Ancestry of Shelter Dogs & the Influence of Breed labels on Potential Adopter Perception”

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States


ISAZ 2016 Conference Poster Presentation Award

Sara O-G

Sara Owczarczak-Garstecka

“Using YouTube to study dog bites. Analysis of context and perception of risk”

University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom