The month in pets: February

- March 2, 2021

February was in with a woof and out with a meow on our Pets of Dalhousie series.

If you missed any of our profiles during the month, or just can't get enough, take a look below at all of the animals we featured. You'll find two Golden Retrievers named Harley, a bundle of Terriers, a handsome Tuxedo cat and much, much more!

Want to tell the Dal community about your beloved pet? Forward along your image(s) and information using the categories identified in the profiles below (click on a profile to see the categories) to

Further reading: The month in pets: January

Charlie, a mystery mutt who lives with Megan Cox, a co-op support specialist with Science, Information Technology, Engineering Co-operative Education.

Shuri, a former barn cat who lives with Jen Frail-Gauthier, an instructor in Dal's Department of Biology and director of the SEASIDE Program.

Hazel and Ranger, a pair of pups who live with Brenda Merritt, dean of the Faculty of Health.

Darla, a Red Toy Poodle who lives with Kareina D'Souza, sustainability manager in Dal's Office of Sustainability.


MacKenzie and Nicola, two grey tabbies who live with Taylor Hill, a PhD student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Harley, a Golden Retriever who lives with Jill Marie McSweeney-Flaherty, an educational developer with the Centre for Learning and Teaching.

Gus, a Quarter Horse Gelding who lives with Sandy Bennett, an administrative assistant in the Medical Research Development Office.

Ceilidh, a Wheaten Terrier who lives with Janet Dyson, alumni and donor relations officer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Ryan McNutt, associate director of communications in Communications, Marketing, and Creative Services.

Luna, a kitty who resides with Dal Biology student Miranda Frison.


Ruby, a Yorkie (seen on left) who lives with Anna Jacquart, an academic advisor in the Faculty of Management.


Matilda, a Yorkshire Terrier who lives with Vivian Howard, associate vice-president academic and acting director of the School of Information Management.

Aymei, a cat who lives with Adam Davis, residence community security officer with Dalhousie's Security Services team.


Harley, a Golden Retriever belonging to Heather Dominey, administrative assistant in the Bissett Student Success Centre.


Sampson, a Tuxedo cat who resides with Alyssa Frost, an HR advisor in the Faculty of Medicine.


Cayda, a Caribbean mutt who resides with Cody Turner, digital content specialist with Communications, Marketing & Creative Services.

Bailey, a Bichon Havanese mix who lives in Halifax with Frank Harvey, acting provost and vice-president academic, and Anupa Harvey, anager at Service Canada, ESDC.

Leopolda, a Ragdoll cat that lives with Juliana Nishida, an employee with the postgraduate medical education department in Dal's Faculty of Medicine.


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