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  1. 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.

  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. 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:...

  4. 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...

  5. 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 &...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  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. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Dr. Alan Beck Full Interview for HABRI Central Part 2

    | Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck

    This is Part 2 of a full interview by Dr. Alan Beck.Dr. Alan Beck talks about the relationship between people and animals, the opportunities in the human-animal bond field, the research he is currently working on, the topics the public should be better informed of, the epidemiology of dog bites,...

  15. Dr. Alan Beck Full Interview for HABRI Central Part 3

    | Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck

    This is Part 3 of a full interview with Dr. Alan Beck.Dr. Beck talks about human-animal interactions in public health, how cats impact wildlife, methods to keep shelter populations low, and the HABRI Central project.

  16. Dr. Libby Richards Full Interview for HABRI Central

    | Contributor(s):: Libby Richards

    Dr. Libby Richards talks about physical activity and dog-walking, findings that have surprised her, new studies she is working on, and opportunities and challenges in the field.

  17. 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.

  18. 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,...

  19. HABRI Central Case Studies: Animal Intervention: Decreasing Anxiety in Cancer Patients

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    | 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.

  20. Helping children find their way

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    | Contributor(s):: Patty Dobbs Gross (director), Daniel Gross

    Helping Children Find Their Way is a short video that celebrates the 100+ North Star placements that have been created during the first decade of incorporation as a nonprofit with a little help from James Taylor.