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HABRI Virtual Lecture Series Launches on Veterans Day

It’s happening on November 11th, 2020.




WHO: Hosted by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), and sponsored by IDEXX, the first in a series of virtual human-animal bond lectures will feature an in-depth conversation about groundbreaking research supporting service dogs as a complementary, therapeutic treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress and their families. The lecture features:

Marguerite E. O’Haire, PhD, Associate Professor, Center for the Human-Animal Bond, Purdue University, discussing her published study, Preliminary efficacy of service dogs as a complementary treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in military members and veterans, and her ongoing research on the impacts of a service dog as a complementary treatment for veterans with PTSD.

WHAT: The IDEXX Human-Animal Bond Lecture Series highlights pivotal research on the health benefits of the human-animal bond and the importance of veterinary medicine in strengthening human-animal bonds. Registration is free.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 11th, 2020, 4:00PM ET – 4:30PM ET

WHERE: Live stream on (on demand after broadcast). Live lecture will also stream on HABRI’s Facebook page.

CONTACT: Jamie Baxter,, (775) 322-4022




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