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  1. How therapy dogs can be an intervention tool for struggling readers | Karen Burns | TEDxSaltLakeCity

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    Learning to read is arguably one of the most important skills taught in school, and it is no surprise how challenging it can be. Karen Burns knows how the reading skills gap can affect someone for their entire life. In this poignant, and sometimes funny, talk, Karen tells us how man's best...

  2. "Can Tigers Tame Your Stress?" | Kevin Rose | TEDxWilmington

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    Kevin’s talk focuses on his efforts to help combat veterans turn down the stress after returning from war. Recalling his own intense anxiety from childhood, he shares his grandmother’s teachings of nature and using the five senses to feel calm. Through this connection to the natural...

  3. The 411 about service dogs | Emilia Rak | TEDxUAMonticello

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    Like thousands of Americans, Emilia Rak has a service dog. She believes that the regular discrimination she and other service dog handlers face largely occurs because the public is misinformed about them. In this educational talk, she provides listeners with all the information they need to...

  4. The Secret Life of Dogs | Julia Espinosa | TEDxUofT

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    Julia Espinosa challenges the anthropocentric view of how nonhuman animals sense and perceive the world, using domestic dogs as an example. Humans often view dogs as little humans. Yet, they are vastly different in some sensory abilities, such as sight and smell. By critically examining our...

  5. The Ties that Bind: One Health | Sharon Deem | TEDxGatewayArchSalon

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    Sharon discusses the idea of One World Health - plants, animals and humans need to find a path to balance. As man disrupts the natural systems it disrupts the health of other living things which in turn cause problems that were not obviously predictable. We need to be aware of the disruptions...

  6. O Poder da bondade dos animais. | Rafael e Messi | TEDxPassaunaPark

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    Os estudos de comportamento animal evoluíram com as novas interações sociais, trazendo referências como Messi e Rafael. O adestrador especialista em manejo comportamental de cães explica sobre a importância de seu companheiro que leva carinho,...

  7. What I Learned About Respect from Horses | Connie Crawford | TEDxBrownU

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    Connie Crawford is a lifelong horsewoman​. She practices Tom Dorrance’s approach to working with horses. Connie teaches and directs theatre at Brown University. She studied acting with Uta Hagen, Bobby Lewis and has performed in theaters across America. Connie connects across species. She...

  8. Problems of the Pets Industry in Japan | Mari Quintana | TEDxDoshishaU

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  9. Inspired by Horses: Finding Your Sweet Spot in Life | Jonathan Field | TEDxSanJuanIsland

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    During the past 20 Jonathan Field has been speaking and handling horses while teaching large groups of people to understand the nature of the horse. Participants quickly come to realize it's more about teaching the humans and helping them through their blocks than it is about the horse. By...

  10. The Animal Compassion Revolution has begun. | Erika Abrams | TEDxVIIT

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    Instilling a sense of compassion towards the mute animals and creating an awareness of animals' suffering and their desperate need of our help, Erika believes and has delivered it in the best way possible that enlists paths to ensure a secure future of the animals of our Nation. Erika...

  11. Homeless & Orphan Pets Exist | SIEW CHIN CHONG | TEDxSUC

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    AUNTY JIA JIA (CHONG SIEW CHIN) , the founder of the non-profit organization Persatuan Perlindungan dan Peliharaan Haiwan Terbiar Skudai - Homeless & Orphan Pets Exist (H.O.P.E.). She began to rescue stray animals in 2007. From early beginnings of 120 furkids, H.O.P.E. is now home to over...

  12. TEDxJeonju - Jeong min Yoon - Animal Assisted Therapy / Activity & I.

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    윤정민님이 동물매개치료는 감정과 따뜻한 체온을 가진 동물들의 교감과 활동을 통해 치료받는 대상자가 신체적, 사회적, 심리적인 변화를 가지는 것에 관한 이야기를 전해줍니다.

  13. Horses Help Humans Be Real, Honest, and Present | Liz Letson | TEDxBemidji

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    “What is equine-assisted psychotherapy? Do horses need therapy? Or is it people?” Liz Letson takes the TEDxBemidji stage to talk about equine-assisted psychotherapy and the healing power of animals. Owner/CEO of Eagle Vista Ranch & Wellness Center Liz Letson’s mission is...

  14. Humour and Heart from Hospice: Lessons from a Little Dog | Karen Klein Galbraith | TEDxBearCreekPark

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    Caring deeply for the well-being of others, Karen Klein Galbraith has devoted her life to making the world a safer and gentler place. As an award-winning road safety practitioner, pet therapy hospice volunteer, and life coach she’s accomplished that and more. Karen will share her hospice...

  15. The Partnership That Might Save Your Pet's Life | Alane Kosanovich Cahalane | TEDxWanChai

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    As a veterinary surgeon, Dr. Alane Cahalane is used to being called a superhero. Her universe speaks of families who come together to save their pets, of veterinarians and nurses who passionately care for them, and of animals who battle the odds to survive. So why is the suicide rate among vets...

  16. For Dogs Sake: A practical solution for animal cruelty | Sally Varma | TEDxThiruvananthapuram

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    In this talk, Sally Varma speaks on how she and her team deal with the raging cruelty shown towards dogs, what goes into their care and rehabilitation and how a little compassion can go a long way. Sally Varma is an animal rights activist. Her wish to create peaceful coexistence between humans...

  17. The missing piece in wildlife conservation | Deborah McCauley | TEDxIEMadrid

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    Most of us grew up without being conscious on how difficult is to sustain wildlife. There has been very sad chapters on our history when we weren’t able to acknowledge the importance of biodiversity and the implications of our activities on wild habitats. In her talk, Dr. Deborah McCauley...

  18. Trained Rats are Detecting Tuberculosis and Saving Lives | Georgies Mgode | TEDxKenmoreSquare

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    Tuberculosis (TB) is the number one global killer by an infectious disease. In Tanzania, a team is embracing an innovative and efficient method to speed up the diagnosis of TB that involves integrating super-sniffer rats to quickly identify patients. These trained rats are helping to save...

  19. Life-Changing Powers of the Animal-Human Health Connection | Carlyn Montes De Oca | TEDxWilmington

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    Did you know that if you share a home with an animal you may be living with a very special kind of doctor? Ok, our animal friends may not have gone to medical school but in this unique talk, you will learn surprising ways animals can benefit our mind, body, and spirit; serve as invaluable...

  20. 捨て犬からセラピードッグへ。人間を救う動物の力 | Toru Oki | TEDxNihonbashiSalon

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    音楽家。一般財団法人 国際セラピードッグ協会 代表 一般社団法人 大木動物愛護協会代表、弘前学院大学客員教授 東日本被災犬保護プラザ代表、社会福祉学者(日米) 東京日本橋人形町生まれ。1976年渡米、米国在住。全米音楽界で唯一、東洋人ブルースシンガーとして全米ツアーを成功させるなど、人種の壁を乗り越えて世界的に活躍する。 ゼネラルプロデューサーとしても多くのビッグアーティストを育て、日米のブラックミュージックの架け橋として長く活躍、「ミスターイエローブルース」と称賛される。...