School of Veterinary Medicine and Science




Having graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Animal Science, Rachel began her research career working in equine nutrition and exercise physiology research at Kentucky Equine Research. Rachel joined the canine research team at Guide Dogs in 2008 and is now Senior Canine Research Associate for Guide Dogs. Rachel's research interests are dog health and reproduction and her work focuses improving the effectiveness of guide dogs throughout their working lives and their overall health and wellbeing. Rachel is also part way through a part-time PhD at the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

Rachel's PhD research currently focuses on the effects of neutering, and neutering prepubertally or post-pubertally, on bitch health, behaviour and development.

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School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

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