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Research interests

Sienna Taylor’s research interests focus on pharmacological interventions for stress relief in companion animals. Sienna is also interested in how sensory enrichment can help improve the welfare of domestic cats, dogs and also horses.

Current Teaching

Sienna lectures in Animal Behaviour, Introduction to Animal Welfare, Anthrozoology, Pet Behaviour Counselling, Companion Animal Behaviour and Training and Behavioural Measurement and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation projects. 

Research interests

Sienna Taylor’s research interests focus on pharmacological interventions for stress relief in companion animals. Sienna is also interested in how sensory enrichment can help improve the welfare of domestic cats, dogs and also horses.

Current Teaching

Sienna lectures in Animal Behaviour, Introduction to Animal Welfare, Anthrozoology, Pet Behaviour Counselling, Companion Animal Behaviour and Training and Behavioural Measurement and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation projects. 

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Research Output 2016 2019

  • 6 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Poster
  • 4 Journal Article
  • 3 Article in lay press/specialist publication

Go Guinea Pigs! A Guide to Training Guinea Pigs

Taylor, S., 1 Jan 2019, Guinea Pig Magazine, 2019, 48, p. 32-33 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Lay press/specialist publicationArticle in lay press/specialist publication

The Anxiolytic Effects of Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) on the Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

Lloyd, K., Wills, A. & Taylor, S., 4 Jul 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Valerian
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Pets
Anxiety
Dogs

Dogs under Pressure. Are pressure vests beneficial at reducing signs of stress and anxiety in dogs?

Taylor, S., 1 Nov 2018, Animal Therapy Magazine, 2018, 14, p. 38-40 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to Lay press/specialist publicationArticle in lay press/specialist publication

4 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

The behavioural effects of olfactory stimulation on dogs at a rescue shelter

Binks, J., Taylor, S., Wills, A. & Montrose, V. T., 1 May 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 202, May, p. 69-76 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal Article

Open Access
File
Ginger
Dogs
Cocos
ginger
Vanilla
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Pheromones
vocalization
pheromones
Canidae
Dogs

Prizes

student union
university teacher
Teaching
student

Studentship

Sienna Taylor (Recipient), Sep 2012

Prize

Pets

Activities 2017 2018

  • 3 Oral presentation at Conference
  • 2 Membership of learned societies or subject associations

Do different introduction methods impact inter-cat agonistic and affiliative behaviours?

Katy Jenkins (Speaker), Sienna Taylor (Speaker)
21 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation at Conference

The effects of dog appeasing pheromone spray upon canine vocalisations and stress related behaviours in a rescue shelter

Christopher Hermiston (Speaker), Sienna Taylor (Speaker)
21 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation at Conference

The effects of dog-appeasing pheromone spray upon canine vocalizations and stress-related behaviours in a rescue shelter

Sienna Taylor (Speaker)
23 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation at Conference

Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (External organisation)

Sienna Taylor (Member)
2017 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of learned societies or subject associations

Higher Education Academy (External organisation)

Sienna Taylor (Member)
May 2017 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of learned societies or subject associations

Press / Media

Companion Animal Psychology Blog Article

Luisa Dormer & Sienna Taylor

4/9/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

The behavioural effects of olfactory stimulation on dogs at a rescue shelter

John Binks, Sienna Taylor, Alison Wills & Tamara Montrose

17/4/1821/4/18

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Companion Animal Psychology Blog Article

Sienna Taylor

28/2/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

BBC Radio Gloucestershire Interview - December 2016

Sienna Taylor

31/12/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media