Why are so many people drawn to conspiracy theories in times of crisis?
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Exploring the benefits of the human-animal bond
What do animal rights have to do with the Black Lives Matter movement? The interesting link between oppressed people and mistreated animals.
The words we use to describe our pets may reflect our own insecurity and narcissism rather than the relationship we have with our animals.
Why is food therapy so comforting during the current pandemic? Feeding and nurturing our pets can help us heal ourselves in the process.
There is a lot of fear and misinformation about the transmission of COVID-19 from pets to people. Here is what we know for sure and how you can minimize the risk.
Will you live a longer, happier life if you have pets? Research shows that spending time with animals has a myriad of benefits.
Research shows that up to 24% of people without homes in the United States have companion animals, despite the fact that pets are not allowed in most homeless shelters.
Katherine Compitus, D.S.W., is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker in New York. Her research focuses primarily on clinical social work, the social determinants of health, and the human-animal bond.