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  1. Eating Cats

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

  2. Do Dog Owners REALLY Make Better Lovers?

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

    What does science say about the connection between love, sex and owning a dog?

  3. Did Eating Human Poop Play a Role in the Evolution of Dogs?

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

  4. Do Therapy Dogs Belong in Hospital Emergency Rooms?

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

    Even a brief visit with a therapy dog can reduce anxiety in ER patients.

  5. Tripping Over Pets Can Have Life-Changing Consequences

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

    Falls caused by pets can cause serious injuries, especially to the elderly.

  6. Does Having a Pet Make You More Attractive?

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

    Research into the surprising connections between pet ownership and sex appeal.

  7. The Challenges and Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Zazie Todd

  8. Do Therapy Dogs Belong in Hospital Emergency Rooms?

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

  9. Animal-Assisted Therapy May Help Patients with Brain Injury

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Christopher Bergland

  10. Dogs Can't Cure Cancer

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog

    What a new study found about the effects of dog visitations on cancer patients.

  11. Equine Assisted Therapy: A Unique and Effective Intervention

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Azmaira H. Maker

  12. The Psychological and Physical Benefits of Having a Pet

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Louise B. Miller

  13. Rethinking One Health, Part 2

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Donald F. Smith, Kate Hodgson

    In this second part, Dr. Smith continues to describe the concept he recognized as fundamental to the human-animal bond during trip he took with his dog Beau to Alaska in 2007. It would later be defined by Dr. Kate Hodgson, a veterinarian at the University of Toronto, using a new term, zooeyia.

  14. Rethinking One Health, Part 1

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Donald F. Smith, Kate Hodgson

    During the trip to Alaska with his dog Beau in 2007, Dr. Smith tells how he recognized a concept so fundamental to the human-animal bond that it changed his whole outlook on One Health. It would later be defined by Dr. Kate Hodgson, a veterinarian at the University of Toronto, using a new term,...

  15. The Alaska Highway: Traveling with Beau

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Donald F. Smith

    In Part 7 in a series of stories reflecting on a 2007 trip to Alaska with his dog, Beau, truckers and caribou seen in the Canadian Rockies were left behind as the pair crossed into the Yukon Territory to lodge at Whitehorse overnight.

  16. Why Do People Risk Their Own Health for Their Pets?

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Hal Herzog

    New study of pet owners who would refuse or delay COVID testing or treatment.

  17. Lakes, Mountains and Grizzly Bears; Traveling-with-Beau

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Donald F. Smith

    In Part 10 in a series of stories reflecting on a 2007 trip to Alaska with his dog, Beau, Beau was safely boarded in a veterinary clinic while Dr. Smith and his wife Doris drove south from Anchorage through the Kenai Peninsula to their ultimate destination at the ocean port of...

  18. Friday essay: the cultural meanings of wild horses

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Michael J. Adams

    From 30,000-year-old cave paintings to The Man From Snowy River, wild horses have always been part of human culture. As Australia debates what to do with 'brumbies' in mountain environments, it's time to reconsider their place.

  19. The Long Journey Home: Traveling with Beau

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Donald F. Smith

    In Part 11 in a series of stories reflecting on a 2007 trip to Alaska with his dog, Beau, preparations were made for Doris to fly home while Dr. Smith and Beau retraced their route across North America. The remaining 10 days of the trip were relatively uneventful.

  20. From Ontario to Wisconsin: Traveling with Beau

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    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Donald F. Smith

    In Part 3 in a series of stories reflecting on a 2007 trip to Alaska with his dog, Beau, the travelers cross northern Ontario into Michigan and Wisconsin and reach St. Croix Falls on the Minnesota border.