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The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

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Research

Faculty, students, and others affiliated with The Center are involved in a number of research activities. Ongoing interdisciplinary research on the health benefits of interacting with pets and the effect of animal-assisted interventions, like our renowned Dogs On Call Program at VCU Health, contribute to the field of Human-Animal Interaction. Our studies are published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and are frequently cited in the media.

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