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Human-Animal Interaction

The Role of 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.

Lisa Freeman, DVM, PhD, DACVN

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

By Sandy Quadros Bowles As a girl growing up in Florida, Lisa Freeman dreamed of becoming an equine veterinarian. That was not such an unusual plan for a girl who grew up riding horses. Unlike… Read More

Strong bonds with pets may help foster resiliency in military-connected children

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:

From Labs to Laps

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