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  1. Why using dog training psychology to train people makes sense: Graeme Hall at TEDxLeamingtonSpa

    Contributor(s):: Graeme Hall

    As one of Britain's top dog trainers, Graeme – aka “The Dogfather” has helped over 4,000 dogs and one fox. Here, he reveals why his magic formula for taming even the wildest dogs can work on humans. Acknowledged by the media as one of Britain's top dog trainers,...

  2. A little girl who loved pets: Muneera Alfadala at TEDxQatarUniversity

    Contributor(s):: Muneera Alfadala

    Doctor Muneera talks about the story of that young girl who loved animals and found joy in taking care of them, which prompted her into working really hard and graduating as the first Qatari veterinary doctor. She will also talk about her dreams, ambitions and the projects that she is currently...

  3. How to treat diseases- use animals: Aakash Lonkar at TEDxDBATU

    Contributor(s):: Aakash Lonkar

    From the beginning of human civilisation, we have used animals for various purposes, including, farming, travelling, etc. But animals can also be used, which we haven't thought off, for treating illnesses.A trained therapy dog, not only forms a good pet, but also an therapist, a good...

  4. Why Humans and Dogs Make Great Companions: Sophia Kwan at TEDxAsociacionEscuelasLincoln

    Contributor(s):: Sophia Kwan

    Sophia got a dog a year ago, and he changed her family's life in a very positive way. If you're thinking about getting a dog, you should. A dog is a man's best friend for a reason.Sophia was born in Santa Monica, California. She's lived in the United States for the majority of her...

  5. Why Don't Dogs Live Forever? Rodney Habib at TEDxNSCCWaterfront

    Contributor(s):: Rodney Habib

    Are we doing enough for our pets? Rodney Habib is a voice for dogs around the world. After one of his dogs, Sammie, was diagnosed with Cancer, Rodney went on a journey to discover why? What he learned along the way will surprise you and leave you with an idea that will change the way you look at...

  6. Rediscover the Pit Bull: Mitzi Bolanos at TEDxGrandForks

    Contributor(s):: Mitzi Bolanos

    Mitzi Bolaños explains how dogs are individuals, not defined by their breed, looks, past, or even how they’re raised. This is evident by the many victims of dogfighting, mainly pit bulls, who have become therapy dogs. When we focus on the heart of the issue—that people abuse...

  7. The Dog, the Scientist's best friend: Per Jensen at TEDxNorrkoping

    Contributor(s):: Per Jensen

    This talk deals with the evolution and development of the dog and the basic aspects of dog behavior and its connection to genetics and comparison with human behaviour. A dog can learn to count, and to distinguish verbs from adjectives. It is clear that dogs understand humans much better than has...

  8. Living as a Pack: Anna Paige at TEDxBillings

    Contributor(s):: Anna Paige

    What can dogs teach us about trust? Whether faced with sudden loss, or in the long, drawn-out process of illness, our actions are choices we make given what comes to us. Anna takes us into the life of her pack and the choices she made along the way to help heal herself and reclaim her self-trust...

  9. Call to Action for Animals: Damian Marroquin at TEDxCarverMilitaryAcademy

    Contributor(s):: Damian Marroquin

    Damian wants the world have more empathy towards animals that are violently abused. Damian gives a heartfelt talk about how he learned of the abuse many animals suffers and what he plans to do about it. 16-year-old Damian Marroquin loves music, art, and spending time playing or listening to...

  10. Our pets: rethinking the way we say goodbye: Jackie Campbell at TEDxSouthBank

    Contributor(s):: Jackie Campbell

    Dr Jackie Campbell is a palliative care veterinarian, providing support and pain relief for our fluffy and furry family members in times of need. In this talk, Jackie shares how she works to help families better navigate the challenges of end of life decision making for our pets. Dr Jackie...

  11. The Power of a Pet: Rustin Moore at TEDxOhioStateUniversity

    Contributor(s):: Rustin Moore

    Dr. Rustin Moore tells us about zooeyia which includes the the power of the human-animal bond and the benefits of having a pet.Dr. Rustin Moore is the dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine in the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Dean Moore is a board-certified equine...

  12. Learning to see with the heart: Patricia Tirrell at TEDxLizardCreek

    Contributor(s):: Patricia Tirrell

    It is special that two different species, humans and dogs, are able to live together in harmony. In order for the relationship between species to work there are rules that need to be followed – much the same as when we visit another culture. Working with animals I have learned about the...

  13. Barking and marking: decoding the language of dogs: Chris Ramsay at TEDxClevelandStateUniversity

    Contributor(s):: Chris Ramsay

    In this talk, Chris will give fascinating background into the world of dogs and how to keep man and man's best friend on their best behavior.With over a decade of study under his belt, Chris Ramsay, professional K9 specialist, can interpret the language of dogs – both vocal and...

  14. Classic connection through modern technology: Brooke Martin at TEDxSpokane

    Contributor(s):: Brooke Martin

    Dogs using computers? Teenage entrepreneur develops technology to check on pets and then evolves into a tool for adult care.Brooke is a 15-year-old entrepreneur from Spokane, Washington. Her career was launched at Startup Weekend Spokane in the Fall of 2012. At age 12, she pitched an innovative...

  15. Artwork for Animals: Gina Anderson at TEDxWindham

    Contributor(s):: Gina Anderson

    Creating artwork for animals is a dynamic new idea to comfort our pets and express our feelings for them in a way they can appreciate.After twenty years as a human factors engineer, Gina Anderson is now taking her knowledge of how people interact with technology and applying it to her work as a...

  16. The healing species: Cheri Brown Thompson at TEDxColumbiaSC

    Contributor(s):: Cheri Brown

    Founder of The Healing Species, a unique educational program that uses rescued dogs to teach compassion and build character in at-risk youth.

  17. A message to dog owners everywhere: Daniel Messavussu at TEDxAmanaAcademy

    Contributor(s):: Daniel Messavussu

    This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Amana Academy 1st-8th grade students are challenged this year to redefine the world they live in. The TEDxYouthDay theme for this year is Worlds Imagined. Students will answer the Guiding Question:...

  18. My seizure dog: Evan Moss at TEDxSouthCapitolSt

    Contributor(s):: Evan Moss

    Evan Moss is a 9-year-old boy with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and epilepsy. Evan is a precocious young boy who loves to make people laugh and enjoys writing. When the decision was made to get a service dog to help Evan, his sister Aria suggested using Evan's book, My Seizure Dog, as a...

  19. Schooled by a dog- from wounded shelter pooch to school hero: Judy Winter at TEDxLansingED

    Contributor(s):: Judy Winter

    In 2009, I adopted a wounded, year-old shelter pooch, spent eight months rehabilitating Jack, and took tests required to become a certified therapy dog/handler through Therapy Dogs International (TDI). We first got our paws/hands wet volunteering at a children's grief center, visiting...

  20. One lucky dog: John Pelimeno at TEDxFiDiWomen

    Contributor(s):: John Pelimeno

    John is the Founder of Finding Rover. John was born in Marsala Sicily and immigrated to America with his parents when he was 18 months old. John is a graduate of Chico state University with a Bachlors degree in Construction Management. John owned and operated his own construction and...