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Cornell Companions- Human Animal Bond

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Cornell Companions is a pet visitation program sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. Cornell Companions is dedicated to the development of the Human-Animal Bond. Volunteers and their pets visit children with disabilities, nursing home patients and hospital patients, with the belief that animals enhance the lives of all people. Our volunteers consist of Cornell students, faculty and staff, and individuals from the Ithaca area community

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Megan Kendall

Purdue University

Location Ithaca, NY
Degree
  • Continuing Education (other)
URL https://www.vet.cornell.edu/about-us/outreach/cornell-companions
Language English
Program Name Cornell Companions
Institution Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Animal visitation programs
  4. Disabilities
  5. Human-animal bond
  6. nursing home patients
  7. patients