human animal bond

Dr. Patrick Mahaney Honors the Centenary the Birth of Author James Herriot

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  As a practicing veterinarian having been in clinical experience since 1999, James Herriot’s name has always been synonymous with my chosen career. James Herriot is the pen name for James Alfred Wright, an England-based veterinarian and author world famous for his many literary works with the most-acclaimed being the semi-autobiographical All Creatures Great and […]

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US News & World Report honors Falstaff the English Setter as a Hero Dog

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In further commemoration of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, I am featuring a remarkable story of a four legged hero who saved his owner’s life. The intimate bond people share with their animal companions facilitates a pets’ ability to fine tune their understanding of our shared environment and patterns of daily life. This comprehension permits […]

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