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  • Writer's pictureDr. Mark D. Gomez

The human-pet bond: Exploring the health benefits | Episode 69

The human-pet bond: Exploring the health benefits | Animal assisted therapy

Humans and animals can form a bond that’s essential to the health and well-being of both. Studies show pet ownership can help prevent heart disease. Many healthcare organizations have therapy dogs brought in regularly to visit with patients.

In Episode 69, my guests, veterinarian Jeni Waeltz, DVM, CPC, from The Welcome Waggin' In-Home Veterinary Care, and Cynthia Brooks, administrator of Animal-Assisted Therapy at Edward-Elmhurst Health, and I discuss the ways pets can improve our mental and physical health.

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