Human-animal interactions (HAI) are an integral part of society and have become the topic of many discussions across a variety of contexts, including: media, scientific research, food production, one health, conservation, and welfare and behavior. Many argue that the resilience and sustainability of our societies are dependent on these interactions; therefore, making our improved understanding a priority. The Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education (CHAIRE) is a new trans-disciplinary academic endeavor to explore the topic of HAI through research, education, and outreach. CHAIRE expands beyond companion animals and equine to also include food animals, wildlife, and exotic animals. CHAIRE provides the venue for community partners and researchers to identify and address opportunities and challenges in current and future human-animal interactions, with the goal of improving the welfare of both the human and non-human animal.
|Publisher||Ohio State University. Office of Outreach and Engagement|
|Conference Title||Community Engagement Conference|
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