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A Walk on the Wild Side

According to Richard Louv, who coined the term nature-deficit disorder, connecting with animals can transform our lives and as well as save theirs. This connection can happen between companion animals and those in the wild. With people and wild animals living in increasingly close proximity, paying attention to our connection to them is vital.
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Our Wild Calling

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.

A review of a game-changing book
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The Rich Emotional Lives of Animals

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.

Chimpanzees help those in need and goats show emotional contagion.
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Are Pets for Children Worth the Trouble?

By Kyle D. Pruett M.D.

Social, emotional and physical benefits to children of growing up with animals.
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How Dogs Affect Our Health

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.

Canines improve health behavior more than they change health directly.