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Facility dogs provide mental, physical health benefits to humans

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French, a Department of Defense advisor, says using the human-animal bond to promote wellbeing during stressful events is an overlooked recovery resource that may be particularly beneficial in a work environment where mental acuity is critical and burnout is common.

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Delegates to vote on policies on humane transport, veterinary ethics

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The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) will vote on accepting revised versions of a policy on the humane transport of livestock and the Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics (PVME) when the HOD holds it regular annual session June 20-21 in Austin, Texas.

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AVMA recognizes four for work in human-animal bond, welfare, media

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The AVMA is presenting four awards today at AVMA Convention 2024 in Austin, Texas, to recognize work with the human-animal bond, animal welfare, and contributing to the positive visibility of the profession.

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Human elements

10,000 Birds

There is an association of wildlife photographers down here, much maligned among my Mexican birder friends for a variety of reasons, which has proposed a rule that governs which photos they will accept: No wildlife photography should contain any human elements. Is a human element still disallowed if it is the road on which a Roadrunner runs?

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Are Gorillas Dangerous to Human beings?

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The most asked question about gorillas being dangerous is, Can Gorillas Attack Human Beings? Has a Gorilla Ever Attacked a Human? – They are apes, much like humans, and have appeared in a number of films, including King Kong, George of the Jungle, Congo, and the Gorilla. Are Gorillas Friendly? – Can I Have a Gorilla as a Pet? –

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AVMA partners with psychiatric professionals to promote human-animal bond

AVMA News

The AVMA and the American Psychiatric Association are joining forces in March to call attention to the mental health benefits of having an animal companion.