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Human-Animal Interaction

Help for Pets Without Vets

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

A surprising number of animal owners have little or no access to veterinary care, so this Tufts program brings the care to them Brian Chenevert lives with his three cats in a one-bedroom apartment in… Read More

Pet Project

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

A surprising number of animal owners have little or no access to veterinary care, so this Tufts program brings the care to them

Man petting his dog at Tufts at Tech

How Pets Help People

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Studies point to the physical and emotional benefits of our relationships with other species Janelle Casson says it never gets any easier when her husband deploys as a U.S. Army combat engineer. But after four… Read More

Animal Instinct

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.

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: http://now.tufts.edu/news-releases/strong-bonds-pets-may-help-foster-resiliency#sthash.uahAZZ98.dpuf