The Pets for Life as One Health Study: Results from the first year of data collection
Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series
presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy
Speaker: Kevin Morris, PhD
Director of Research, Institute for Human-Animal Connection
Research Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social Work
University of Denver
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The Humane Society of the United States’ Pets for Life program uses a person-centered approach to break down barriers to accessing veterinary care and other pet services in over 40 underserved communities. The University of Denver’s Institute for Human-Animal Connection is conducting research to measure the impacts of this focused animal welfare programming on broader community health within the One Health framework. Data from the first year of the four-year Pets for Life as One Health Study, including a detailed pet inventory and the development and validation of a unique One Health Community Assessment instrument, will be presented.
Members of the public are invited to this seminar on campus or remotely at no charge.
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Made possible by the generous support of: Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund
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About Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy
The mission of the Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy is to conduct and encourage the study of complex issues surrounding the changing role and impact of animals in society. The Center supports the development and dissemination of research driven policies, programs and practices that benefit both people and animals.
Work conducted by the Center is based on the tenets that animal well-being matters, that animal and human well-being are linked, and that both are enhanced through improved understanding of human-animal relationships.