Sydney Banton smiles and sits on the grass with a large white dog
PhD candidate Sydney Banton

Syndey Banton, a PhD student at the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), made international headlines with her research linking the activity level of dogs to that of their owners

An article highlighting her research appeared in the Daily Mail (UK), Inverse and several ANI publications across Asia including The Hindustan TimesHealthDay in the United States also covered the research and articles appeared in more than 50 publications, including MSN.  

Banton’s research was conducted with animal biosciences professor Dr. Anna-Kate Shoveller and food economist Dr. Mike von Massow of OAC, and clinical studies professor Dr. Adronie Verbugghe from the Ontario Veterinary College.