Valli Fraser-Celin (PhD) completed her doctoral studies in Geography at the University of Guelph where her research focused on human-African wild dog conflict and conservation and wildlife welfare. Following her PhD, she pursued postdoctoral studies in the Community Health Sciences department at the University of Calgary where she conducted research on One Health, dogs in Indigenous communities, and reconciliation. She then worked as the One Health Coordinator and Grants Specialist at the Winnipeg Humane Society, planning humane dog population management and equitable access to veterinary care in underserved communities in northern Manitoba and in Winnipeg. Currently, she works for the Ontario Veterinary College working on facilitating access to pet care through digital techonologies and community connections. Valli is also an advocate for humane dog training methods and enjoys learning about dog behaviour. Valli currently resides in Winnipeg (Treaty 1 territory) and her and her partner share their home with their dog Husk and two cats, Peaches and Pepper.