Category Archives: Educational Conference

Police officer shares powerful story of battle with mental illness, PTSD and service dog Kal

Shawn Fougere, is a police officer living with PTSD. In early June, he spoke at the Ontario SPCA’s 2018 Educational Conference about how his service dog, Kal, has changed his life. In this podcast, hear his emotional story of pain, recovery, and choosing to speak out. “I wasn’t some weak cop who couldn’t handle my … Continue reading Police officer shares powerful story of battle with mental illness, PTSD and service dog Kal

Jun 08, 2018
by Emily Cook
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Temple Grandin: Autism, and Humane Livestock Handling

Doctor Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism as a child and went on to pursue work in psychology and animal science. Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University. She is also a best-selling author, and an Autism activist. As well, she is  a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behaviour. At … Continue reading Temple Grandin: Autism, and Humane Livestock Handling

Aug 25, 2015
by Emily Cook
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