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Wednesday, 20 March 2013 at 09:00
Lewis Center, OH
The Animals For Life Summit will generate healthy discussion about the many facets of the human-animal bond. Summit discussions will highlight aspects of human-animal relationships that include the associations between human health and pet ownership and the special relationships that form between service dogs and owners.
Early Registration (before March 7) - $69
Registration (after March 6) - $89
Student Registration - $25
*If you do not want to pay online, checks are also accepted. Click here for the Printable Registration Form. Make payable to "Animals for Life Foundation" and mail to Wanda Campbell, Animals for Life Summit, P.O. Box 182383; Columbus, OH 43218-2383. Contact Wanda at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614.246.8271 with any questions.
9:00 a.m. - Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - Welcome
9:45 - 11:30 a.m. - Sessions 1 & 2
11:30 a.m. - Lunch and Keynote Address
12:30 - 4:00 p.m. - Sessions 3, 4 & 5
4:00 p.m. - Autograph and Photo Session with Dr. Grandin
For more information visit: http://www.templegrandin.com
What is the Human-Animal Bond, Why it Matters & Benefits of Animal Ownership
Steve Dale, Syndicated Newspaper Columnist, Host of Nationally Syndicated Radio Programs and contributing Editor at USA
Lifestyle and Social Trends that Impact Animal Use
Dr. Candace Croney, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, Purdue University
The Real Costs of Pet Ownership – Why Preventative Health Matters
Tod Beckett DVM, Animal Care Center, Columbus OH
Animal Care & Use Issues (panel discussion)
Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Candace Croney, and Dr. Jeanette O’Quin, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine
The Human-Animal Bond at its Best
Lesli Waller & Vinny the Therapy Dog
Tara Corrigan, Raemelton Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Jenny Barlos, Assistance Dogs of America
When & Where
Animals for Life Foundation
The Animals for Life Foundation is a non-profit organization that celebrates the human-animal bond and the many ways animals bring quality to human life. It was established in 2009 and has granted more than $100,000 to programs that aim to improve the human-animal bond, including supporting a classroom therapy dog, a therapy dog program for children with autism, a local foods event and a career program for students interested in animal professions. For more information on the Foundation, go to www.aflfoundation.org or check out our Facebook page.