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2019 Animal Matters Series Lectures

Service Dogs 101: What You Need to Know About These Special Tools

Thursday, March 21, 2019, noon-12:50pm, Agnes Varis Auditorium, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA

Speaker: Kristin Hartness, Executive Director, Canines for Disabled Kids

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Members of the public are invited to this free seminar.

Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing in Dogs: New Frontiers and New Pitfalls

Thursday, March 28, 2019 noon-12:50pm, Agnes Varis Auditorium, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA

Speaker: Jessica Hekman, DVM, PhD

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Members of the public are invited to this free seminar.

Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

Dogs as Support & Motivation for Physical Activity & Health

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 noon-12:50pm, Agnes Varis Auditorium, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA

Speaker:   Katie (Becofsky) Potter, MS, PhD

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Members of the public are invited to this free seminar. Join online or on campus.

Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

Cheetah and Humans Sharing a Landscape

Friday, April 19, 2019 noon-12:50pm, Agnes Varis Auditorium, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA

Speaker: Laurie Marker, DPhil, Founder and Executive Director, Cheetah Conservation Fund

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Members of the public are invited to this free seminar. Join online or on campus.

Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

Speaker: Warren Hess, DVM, Disaster Coordinator, Assistant Director, Division of Animal and Public Health, American Veterinary Medical Association

Potpourri of Veterinary Disaster Response

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 noon-12:50pm, Varis Lecture Hall (VLH), Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA

Speaker: Warren Hess, DVM, Disaster Coordinator, Assistant Director, Division of Animal and Public Health, American Veterinary Medical Association

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Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

Speaker: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP, Director of Equine Programs, Institute for Human-Animal Connection, University of DenverEquine Behavior, Needs, and Mental Health in a Human-Centered World

Monday, October 28, 2019, noon-12:50pm,  Agnes Varis Auditorium, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA

Speaker: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP, Director of Equine Programs, Institute for Human-Animal Connection, University of Denver

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Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

Speaker: Kevin Morris, PhD, Institute for Human-Animal Connection, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver

The Pets for Life as One Health Study: Results from the first year of data collection

Monday, November 4, 2019, noon-12:50pm,  Agnes Varis Auditorium, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA

Speaker: Kevin Morris, PhD, Institute for Human-Animal Connection, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver

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Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

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