A/Prof Janice Lloyd teaches behaviour, husbandry and welfare science to all 5 years of the undergraduate veterinary science degree program. A/Prof Lloyd’s research interests are human-animal relationships with a focus on service dogs, companion animal behaviour problems, and the behaviour and welfare of various species. A/Prof Lloyd also has a special interest in veterinary curricular development, computer-aided learning, scenario-based learning, and questionnaire design and analysis. She led the team that won the overall JCU citation for outstanding contributions for student learning in 2017, and she went on to receive a national award for teaching future veterinarians to incorporate 'low stress handling' techniques into their everday practice. She and her teammates won a JCU 2021 Award for Excellence for Leadership  for coordinating the final and capstone year of the BVSc program during the COVID-19 emergency.

A/Prof Lloyd is acknowledged as a Category 1 research grant recipient (OLT ID13-2833 - Innovation & Development). Along with an Animal Welfare and Ethics scientist from each of Australasia’s eight veterinary schools, she was awarded $480K of  funding from the Office of Learning and Teaching  for a project entitled: ‘Nationally shared curriculum resources for veterinary undergraduate learning in animal welfare and ethics'.


  • TM5600: Introduction to One Health (Level 5; TSV)
  • TV1101: Introduction to Veterinary Science (Level 1; TSV)
  • TV1103: Fundamentals of Veterinary Science (Level 1; TSV)
  • TV2001: Integrated Animal Structure and Function 1 (Level 2; TSV)
  • TV3002: Transitions from Health to Disease 2 (Level 3; TSV)
  • TV4001: Veterinary Clinical Sciences Part 1 of 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • TV5211: Veterinary Professional and Clinical Practice 1/3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • TV5212: Veterinary Professional and Clinical Practice 2/3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • TV5213: Veterinary Professional and Clinical Practice 3/3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • Working/assistance dogs; companion animal behaviour; human-animal bond; animals welfare and ethics; education research; public health
Research Disciplines
  • 2020 to 2030 - NSW Government grant awarded to mindDog for longitudinal quality of life study of psychiatric assistance dog handlers (~AUD $500,000)
  • 2022 to 2026 - Prestige Indigenous Research Training Program Stipend (RTPSI) PhD scholarship and tuition fee support to J. Montgomery (~AUD $328,886)
  • 2021 - JCU Award for Excellence: Leadership
  • 2019 - JCU Academic Medal for Masters Coursework
  • 2017 - JCU Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2017 - Australian Government Department of Education and Training Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2017 - Overall JCU Winner for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2014 to 2017 - Funding in kind from Zoetis to augment a Masters/PhD to S. Watts (~AUD $500,000)
  • 2014 to 2016 - Category 1 research grant co-recipient. Awarded $480K of funding from the Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT ID13-2833 - Innovation & Development)
  • 2022 to 2023 - Supervision of Honours student outside the GRS system, Elizabeth Brimson
  • 2019 to 2021 - Supervision of Masters student outside the GRS system, Jordan Drake
  • 2017 to 2019 - Supervision of Masters student outside the GRS system, Teresa Valerio Hipolito

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 77+ research outputs authored by A/Prof Janice Lloyd from 1995 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Forced separation between people and their pet dogs: impact on both species (PhD , Primary Advisor/AM/Adv)
  • laterality as an Indicator of Imuune Function and Temperament in the Horse (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Wildlife Hunting, Alternative Protein Sources and Biodiversity Conservation on The Bird?s Head Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia (2020, PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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  • 1 collaboration
  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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