Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
Tufts scientists seek to put some evidence behind what we intuitively know is a wonderful thing: our special relationship with the animals in our lives.
Sunday, May 31st, 2015
A new Tufts institute will study people’s relationships with other species
The Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction will have its official launch on March 3. Here, Olivia Bradley, A18, pets Guinness, a Golden Retriever, during a therapy dog study break at Tisch Library last December.
Saturday, April 18th, 2015
Nicholas Dodman discusses the relationship between dog and humans.
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Seana Dowling-Guyer discusses the benefits of play for dogs.
Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Dr. Megan Mueller is a research assistant professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. In Inside Higher Ed’s Academic Minute, Dr. Mueller explores the deeper benefits of pet ownership.
Monday, December 8th, 2014
A Tufts study found that having pets has important benefits for children from military families.
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
Developing resiliency has important benefits for children, especially those from military families faced with significant challenges such as parental deployment and frequent moves. – See more at: http://now.tufts.edu/news-releases/strong-bonds-pets-may-help-foster-resiliency#sthash.uahAZZ98.dpuf
Friday, August 1st, 2014
Students and beagles trade roles as teachers and learners. The beagles help teach the students and then learn about life after the classroom