The month in pets: April

- April 30, 2021

As we try to make the best of another pandemic lock down, the friendly faces and wonderful antics of the Pets of Dalhousie can be just what we need to inspire a smile.

If you missed any of our profiles during the month, or just can't get enough, read on below for links to all of the animals we have featured. You'll find angelfish and tetra fish, a pair of rescue cats, 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

Suzy is a miniature dachshund who lives with Laurel Munroe, director of communications and public relations with Communications, Marketing and Creative Services.

These angelfish and tetra fish live with Jojo Jose, system support technician with Facilities Management.

Cello is a cat who lives with Jennifer Bain, associate dean research in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and graduate coordinator with the Fountain School of Performing Arts.

Fionn and Bran are Nova Scotia Duck Tollers who live with Mateo Yorke, assistant director of facilities operations with Ancillary Services.

Minou and Matou are a pair of rescue cats who live with Isabelle Aubé, an instructor in the Department of Biology.

Dodger is a cat who lives with Cynthia Younker, a staff member with academic affairs in the Faculty of Dentistry.

Shubie is a dog who lives with Jennifer Lewandowski, communications advisor in the Faculty of Medicine.

Soca is a bichon, cocker spaniel mix who lives with Andrea Macedo, a graduate student in the Master of Public Administration (Management) program.

Aspen is a Chinese shar-pei who lives with Lynda Corkum, administrative secretary at the Schulich School of Law.

Reimer is a long-haired cat who lives with Jordan Gardiner, project coordinator with SURGE, the science innovation sandbox.

Plum is a dog who lives with Julie Jordan, program coordinator for the BSc Medical Sciences program.

Thomas T. Cat lives with J. Michael Lee and Sarah Wells, faculty members in the School of Biomedical Engineering.

Sean is a lakeland terrier who lives with Janet Music, a PhD student in the Faculty of Agriculture's Department of Business and Social Sciences.

Sir Walter and Lola are Chihuahuas who live with Master of Social Work (distance) student Jessica Kurucz in British Columbia.

Alpha and Omega are cats who live with Melanie Farrimond, assistant director and senior instructor with the Transition Year Program.

Jojo, Jerry Berry and Dexter, two cats and a dog, live with Tiffany Coolen-Jewers, an administrative officer in the Schulich School of Law.

Noëlle lives in Halifax with Angela Siegel (Faculty of Computer Science) and her family, including three children.

Atticus and Calpurnia are two cats who live with Louise Spiteri, professor in the School of Information Management and vice-chair (academic programs) of Senate.

Stanley is a one-year-old Cairn Terrier who lives with Melanie Zurba, Assistant Professor in the School for Resource and Environmental Studies and the College of Sustainability.

Sylvester is a tuxedo cat who lives with Suzie Officer, executive director, planning and strategy with the Faculty of Health.


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