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  1. 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...

  2. 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:...

  3. Animals, Prosthetics and Saving Lives | Derrick Campana | TEDxHobokenWomen

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    | Contributor(s):: Derrick Campana

    Derrick has saved thousands of lives and limbs of animals. Hear his stories first hand to see what life lessons we can learn from the animals themselves. Derrick is President at Animal Orthocare, LLC. He and his team custom manufacture external prosthetics and orthotics for pets to lead a...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Billy Collins: Two poems about what dogs think (probably)

    | Contributor(s):: Billy Collins

    What must our dogs be thinking when they look at us? Poet Billy Collins imagines the inner lives of two very different companions. It's a charming short talk, perfect for taking a break and dreaming ...

  7. Breeding Change: Cats, Culture, Conservation: Yin Myo Su at TEDxInyaLake

    | Contributor(s):: Yin Myo Su

    Yin Myo Su was born in beautiful Inle Lake in Myanmar with its unique heritage of lake rowers, floating gardens and breathtaking natural beauty. She gives a personal and heartfelt talk about how conservation and business are linked and how a chain of events took her from being a student...

  8. Building a Humane Community | Nadia Novik | TEDxSunValley

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    | Contributor(s):: Nadia Novik

    There is a human element to animal welfare that often gets overlooked. Nadia Novik shows us how a humane community is one that not only cares for animals, but also for the people attached to them. Nadia Novik, Director of Shelter Outreach at the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley, has been...

  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. Dances of the Heart: Connecting with Animals | Sally Morgan | TEDxEasthamptonWomen

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    | Contributor(s):: Sally Morgan

    Sally Morgan and Tristan Corgi will teach us the value of communicating with our four-legged friends. Noted author and animal, Sally has spent a lifetime honoring the relationships we share with the pets in our lives. Sally Morgan PT CST, teacher, speaker and author of the Amazon bestseller...

  13. Dog Whisper || Manoor Sachdev || TEDxSIULavale | Manoor Sachdev | TEDxSIULavale

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    | Contributor(s):: Manoor Sachdev

    “We as humans think we are great but we are not. We are supposed to take inspiration from life because it is your biggest gift” Manoor Sachdev is a chief canine student at Canines Solution private limited. His foremost responsibility is attracting, engaging, developing and finding...

  14. 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...

  15. Dr. Alan Beck Full Interview for HABRI Central Part 1

    | Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck

    This is Part 1 of a full interview by Dr. Alan Beck.Dr. Beck talks about how his interest in the human-animal bond was started, how that bond can help patients with dementia, and how people interact with robotic animals.

  16. 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,...

  17. 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.

  18. Dr. Alan Beck Interview for HABRI Central

    | Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck

    This video contains highlights from an interview with Dr. Alan Beck, including the topics of animal-assisted interventions, dog bites, and the human-animal bond.

  19. 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.

  20. 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,...