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Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Animal Bond: Insights from The Human-Animal Bond Research Institute

May 14, 2024 Amy Castro, MA, CSP Season 2 Episode 18
Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Animal Bond: Insights from The Human-Animal Bond Research Institute
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Starlight Pet Talk
Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Animal Bond: Insights from The Human-Animal Bond Research Institute
May 14, 2024 Season 2 Episode 18
Amy Castro, MA, CSP

Hi everyone, it's Amy from Starlight Pet Talk. Before we dive into today's episode, I want to take a moment to address something important. You'll notice that portions of the audio quality in this episode is less than stellar. Unfortunately, we ran into some technical issues during recording.

Despite the audio hiccups, we decided to release the episode because the content is truly valuable, and we didn't want you to miss out on the insights and information we have to share.  Thank you for your understanding and continued support and for tuning in. Now, let's get into the episode!"
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In this episode, we explore the impactful work of The Human-Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) with Lindsey Braun, HABRI VP of Research and Operations. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to researching and sharing the benefits of human-animal interaction. HABRI funds scientific studies, educates the public, and advocates for policies that support the human-animal bond.

Research highlights the physiological benefits of interacting with pets, such as lowering blood pressure and stress hormones while boosting bonding hormones like oxytocin. Mental health benefits include reduced loneliness, increased social support, and improved well-being. HABRI's initiatives include making housing more pet-friendly, supporting service animals for veterans with PTSD, promoting pet-friendly workplaces, and educating about the differences between pets, emotional support animals, service animals, and therapy animals.

Support HABRI by learning about their research, donating, and staying connected through their website and newsletter.

Takeaways:

  • HABRI funds research on the benefits of human-animal interaction.
  • Interacting with pets lowers blood pressure and stress hormones.
  • Pets reduce loneliness and increase social support.
  • HABRI advocates for pet-friendly housing and workplaces.
  • They support service animals for veterans with PTSD.
  • Learn about pets, emotional support animals, service animals, an

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Show Notes

Hi everyone, it's Amy from Starlight Pet Talk. Before we dive into today's episode, I want to take a moment to address something important. You'll notice that portions of the audio quality in this episode is less than stellar. Unfortunately, we ran into some technical issues during recording.

Despite the audio hiccups, we decided to release the episode because the content is truly valuable, and we didn't want you to miss out on the insights and information we have to share.  Thank you for your understanding and continued support and for tuning in. Now, let's get into the episode!"
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In this episode, we explore the impactful work of The Human-Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) with Lindsey Braun, HABRI VP of Research and Operations. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to researching and sharing the benefits of human-animal interaction. HABRI funds scientific studies, educates the public, and advocates for policies that support the human-animal bond.

Research highlights the physiological benefits of interacting with pets, such as lowering blood pressure and stress hormones while boosting bonding hormones like oxytocin. Mental health benefits include reduced loneliness, increased social support, and improved well-being. HABRI's initiatives include making housing more pet-friendly, supporting service animals for veterans with PTSD, promoting pet-friendly workplaces, and educating about the differences between pets, emotional support animals, service animals, and therapy animals.

Support HABRI by learning about their research, donating, and staying connected through their website and newsletter.

Takeaways:

  • HABRI funds research on the benefits of human-animal interaction.
  • Interacting with pets lowers blood pressure and stress hormones.
  • Pets reduce loneliness and increase social support.
  • HABRI advocates for pet-friendly housing and workplaces.
  • They support service animals for veterans with PTSD.
  • Learn about pets, emotional support animals, service animals, an

Send us a Text Message.

Support the Show.

Help us make the show better by taking our quick listener survey: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/AUCstt

Support the show: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/starlightpettalk

FOLLOW!
▷ Official Site: https://www.starlighpettalk.com

▶ Facebook: / starlightoutreachandrescue

▶ YouTube: -https://bit.ly/starlightsubscribe

▶ TikTok: ...