B.A.R.K. in the Media

2018

Print

Gazette Magazine (2018, July 3) K9 comfort: Therapy dogs come to Kelowna detachment
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Penticton Herald (2018, Mar. 10th) Mounties going to the dogs, and they couldn’t be happier
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Kelowna Capital News (2018, Mar. 9th) An RCMP officer’s best friend
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Global News (2018, Mar. 8th) Kelowna RCMP test pilot project using animals to reduce work stress
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Kelowna Now (2018, Mar. 8th) The Kelowna RCMP embraces dog therapy
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Kelowna Capital News (Lake Country Calendar) (2018, Mar. 8th) Kelowna therapy dogs helping local RCMP
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InfoNews Vernon (2018, Mar. 8th) Kelowna RCMP using therapy dogs to fight stress
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Castanet (2018, Mar. 8th) Kelowna cops get ruff
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CBC (2018, Mar. 8th) Kelowna RCMP use therapy dogs to battle stress
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The Daily Courier (2018, Mar. 8th) Therapy dogs comfort Kelowna police officers
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AM 1150 (2018, Mar. 8th) K-9’s Lend a Paw to Reduce Stress for RCMP
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Television

ShawTVOkanagan (2018, Mar. 29th) The OK Show – Episode 9
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BC RCMP (2018, Mar. 8th) UBC B.A.R.K. dog therapy program unleashed in the Kelowna RCMP Detachment
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2017

Print

Kelowna Now (2017, Nov. 20th) Support dogs helping to create a better future
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The Morning Star (2017, Feb. 27th) Student stress relief: wagging tails and smiling faces
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Television

Brad’s Bark (2017, Feb. 16th) Episode 16 – UBCO B.A.R.K. Program

2016

Print

The Ubyssey (2016, Sept. 22nd) Therapy dogs work, but not how you’d expect them to
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Global News (2016, Sept. 8th) Dogs help new university students fight homesickness: study
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Television

Kelowna Now (2016, Sept. 25th) Now You KNow! About the B. A. R. K event at Veda Living
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ShawTV Okanagan (2015, Dec. 29th) B.A.R.K.
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Radio

CBC Radio West (2016, Sept. 7th) Dog therapy helps students with homesickness, says study
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2015

Print

Kelowna Now (2015, Dec. 12th). Pet Me! Therapy Dogs Calm Watson Road Elementary Students
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Phoenix News (2015, Dec. 2nd). The true cost of buying a pet: B.A.R.K as an alternative for students on campus
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Okanagan Health & Wellness Magazine’s Pet Health Magazine (2015, July) Going to the Dogs: UBC Okanagan’s B.A.R.K. Program helps students transition to university life
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Castanet (2015, Feb. 17th). UBC Okanagan animal therapy program launches BARK2GO
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Kelowna Now (2015, Feb. 17th). UBCO Animal Therapy Program Expands with BARK2GO
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Television

Global News – Kelowna elementary students get day of K-9 therapy (2015, Dec. 11th)
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ShawTV Okanagan (2015, Mar. 2nd) B.A.R.K.
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CTV News Vancouver (2015, Feb. 27th) UBC Okanagan using puppy love
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CBC Daybreak South (2015, Feb. 20th). UBC-Okanagan B.A.R.K. expansion.
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CBC News Vancouver (2015, Feb. 19th) Therapy Dogs
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2014

Print

Capital News (2014, Mar. 21st). Creature Comfort, pp. 1-3.
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Heart-Mind Online (2014, Dec. 20th) Invite a Dog to Teach Social Skills in the Classroom
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Canyon Courier (2014, Feb. 7th). Rocky Mountain Academy pupils learn it’s cool to be kind.
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Phoenix News (2014, Feb. 3rd). Agents of B.A.R.K. – Feature, pp. 21-25.
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Phoenix News (2014, Feb. 3rd). UBCO’s Dog Program “Best in Show,” p. 20.
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Television

UBC Okanagan Television (2014, Aug. 21st) What goes on in B.A.R.K.?
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Radio

CBC Daybreak with Chris Walker (2014, Mar. 6th). Understanding Primary Kindness.
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2013

Print

Castanet (2013, Dec. 9th). Kids, Kindness, and Big Ears. Online.
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HEALTHY UBC Newsletter, (2013, Dec. 3rd). Thriving faculty Dr. John Tyler Binfet.
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Phoenix News (2013, Nov. 21st). BARK Study Lets the Dogs Out. Online.
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Television

UBC Television (2013, Winter) Animal-Assisted Therapy Study

UBC Okanagan Television (2013, Nov. 28th) B.A.R.K. Year 2
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Radio

1140 AM (2013, Mar. 12th) Introduction to the B.A.R.K. programme

2012

Print

Capitol News Kelowna (2012, Dec. 7th) Therapy mutt helps students learn
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UBC Press (2012, Dec. 4th) A mutt called Frances helps teach students at UBC’s Okanagan Campus

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Television

UBC Television (2012, Fall) UBC’s Next Big Thing

Radio

Radio Canada International (2012, Dec. 31st ) Frances the dog helping to teach the teachers

CBC, Daybreak South (2012, Nov. 23th / replayed 2013, Mar. 27th) Furry teaching assistant becomes students’ best friend