If Kaware viewpoint is, the world is changed: Haruhiko Yokoyama at TEDxKagoshimaUniversity
Contributor(s):: Haruhiko Yokoyama
As a psychologist who studies all living things with a focus on cats, how is the world reflected in his world? Haruhiko Yokoyama, received his doctoral degree of educational psychology at Kyusyu University, worked as an assistant in the Department of Education at Kyusyu University, is now an...
Dogs: The importance of the canine: Zach Felsman at TEDxArlee
Contributor(s):: Zach Felsman
Zach shares a lighthearted look at the role of dogs as important pets in many people's lives.Zach attended Arlee Public Schools since the first day of Kindergarten. He had the honor of being the Valedictorian for the Class of 2015 and gained numerous school, local, state, and even national...
K-9 Care Crew: Kids + Dogs + Seniors = Love: Kim Wood at TEDxMuskegon
Contributor(s):: Kim Wood
The K-9 Care Crew is a group of high school student volunteers from Western Michigan Christian High School. Our students train and work with dogs that are temperament tested and chosen as especially suited for pet therapy. The dogs we work with come in all shapes, sizes, breeds and ages. Many of...
Stare psy sa piekne: Sylwia Kurzela at TEDxPiotrkowskiaStreet
Contributor(s):: Sylwia Kurzela
Old dogs are beautiful! This is a beautiful and touching talk given by Sylwia Kurzela, a radio presenter and a dog lover.Sylwia, “łodzianka nie z urodzenia, lecz z wyboru”, jest prezenterką związaną z Radiem Eska Łódź. Ponadto, na Uniwersytecie Łódzkim kształci się...
Catpeople- How to Make Friends with a City?: Olga Galecka at TEDxYouth@Hrodna
In her talk Olga is going to tell us about her own example of relations with a city and..what cats have to do with this, yeah, those cats with fur and tales. Olga is a volunteer from Poland, working in Hrodna. She is an admirer of a city and city life in all its displays. Volga is especially...
Mill Dog Rescue: Theresa Strader at TEDxColoradoSprings
After attending a large-scale dog auction on February 17, 2007 in the heart of puppy mill country, Theresa was inspired to make a lasting difference for the dogs held captive by the commercial dog breeding industry. National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR) was formed to honor one very special dog who was...
Are They Real?: Marta Diaz at TEDxAmposta
Are robotic-pets capable of taking care of hospitalized children? Robotic-pets that emulate the shapes and processes of life elicit in children feelings and emotions similar to real family animals mainly dogs. Robotic-pet based interventions to improve young patients quality of live of have been...
Sustainable Healthcare for Our Pets- It's Not in the Bag: Dr. Liza Schneider at TEDxTauranga
In our modern pet society, our pets each processed pet foods, and the same drugs that humans use for many of the same diseases and illnesses. But animals are really suffering and many are becoming resistant to the drugs and remedies. Liza went back to her roots and thought about ways to...
University of Denver: Philip Tedeschi at TEDxDU
Our pets are our family. Phil (and friend Samantha) share new insights into the importance of animals as sources of comfort and aid to people suffering from stress, depression, anxiety, trauma and other life issues.
A Paws of Happiness: Thea Wasche at TEDxSchriever
Man's best friend can always bring a smile to your face, but some dogs can do so much more. Thea Wasche and her therapy K9 Lacey volunteer their time working with wounded warriors and American Red Cross shelters to bring a moment of happiness during an otherwise stressful situation.Thea...
Four Legged Citizens: Francis Battista at TEDxReno
Contributor(s):: Francis Battista
Francis Battista is one of the founders of Best Friends Animal Society, and today is considered to be one of the foremost thought leaders in animal welfare. Francis was co-director of animal care at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and he managed the Best Friends rescue shelter in Tylertown,...
Life Lessons from the Vicktory Dogs: Julie Castle at TEDxSaltLakeCity
Contributor(s):: Julie Castle
Julie and her husband have worked tirelessly on their goal of eliminating animals being killed in shelters in the state of Utah. Listen to her share her story of some of the animals they've saved along this tumultuous yet rewarding journey. Julie Castle is Chief Marketing and Development...
How Dogs Love Us: Dr. Gregory Berns at TEDxAtlanta
Contributor(s):: Dr. Gregory Berns
Dr. Gregory Berns is revealing how our mind works, helping us to explore unknown connections along the way. Using advanced brain imaging technologies in his extensive research, Dr. Gregory Berns has helped us better understand human motivation and decision-making. His most recent work explores...
What Every Person Can Learn From Dog Training: Noa Szefler at TEDxJaffa
Contributor(s):: Noa Szefler
Noa Szefler is experienced in dog training and hopes to share her methods with others in order to revolutionize the way we interact with animals. Rather than punishing for bad behavior, she suggests rewarding for good behavior. By looking for the positives in animals' behavior,...
A Journey with Dogs: Michelle Phillips at TEDxWhitehorse
Contributor(s):: Michelle Phillips
Michelle was born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon. Together with her partner Ed Hopkins she runs a kennel of 55 sled dogs, along with two golden retrievers, two cats and some fish. With her dog team she has run six Yukon Quests and three Iditarods.
Collateral Damage in the War Against Animal Homelessness: Miranda Workman at TEDxBuffalo
Contributor(s):: Miranda Workman
Workman's talk focuses on the decisions we are making about which pets we do and do not save from abandonment, and the uneven data behind the system. She weaves interviews and research with shelters across the U.S. into her own narratives of supposedly beyond-help creatures. If you've...
Volunteering and animal rescue impacts people and communities: Laura Gonzo at TEDxGreensboro
Contributor(s):: Laura Gonzo
Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans with disastrous effects on people and families. Less known is the impact on family pets. This video documents efforts to save these pets. Laura is an active volunteer for animal rescue -- an involvement since 2001. She works with the National Canine...
HABRI Central Case Studies: Animal Intervention: Decreasing Anxiety in Cancer Patients
| Contributor(s):: HABRI Central
A university student talks about a tumor he had as a child and how a dog his family adopted during his treatment helped him through the recovery process.
Abuse and the Role of the Human-Animal Bond
| Contributor(s):: Iman A. Turner
Background: Research has demonstrated an undeniable link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Currently, there are more than 71.4 million women in the United States who live in domestically violent households, while also owning at least one companion animal (Krienert,Walsh, Matthews &...
Dr. Libby Richards Interview for HABRI Central
| Contributor(s):: Libby Richards
This video contains highlights of an interview with Dr. Libby Richards. She talks about the benefits of dog-walking.