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The power of pets: How animals affect human health
April 10th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
For millennia, animal companions have comforted, entertained, and delighted us — and now, we increasingly understand how they affect our physical and mental well-being. To celebrate National Pet Day, we’re convening a conversation on the science of the human-animal connection and the unexpected ways pets can make a difference to our health. Register to send your questions… and get ready to see some adorable furry (and fluffy and scaly and feathery) friends in this special event.
An on-demand video will be posted after the event.
Beth Frates, Clinical Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Megan Mueller, Associate Professor, Human-Animal Interaction, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University