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   The Human-Animal Bond Symposium and Service Award - November 15, 2014 - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center - Blacksburg, VA

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The VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Animal Human Relationships (CENTAUR) presents a one-day symposium, The Human-Animal Experience: Exploring the Bond. Experts from multidisciplinary fields will gather to explore the benefits and challenges of human-animal interactions, service and therapies.

This symposium will include the Booker Willoughby Service Award Ceremony held over lunch. This event recognizes excellence in training, utilizing and caring for service animals, and awardees are selected via application through the efforts of Omega Tau Sigma (OTS) Veterinary Fraternity and a panel of experts in the field. Applications are accepted in the categories of educational programs, service animal programs and medical care programs.

All professionals and community individuals interested in the many facets of the human-animal bond are invited. The symposium features speakers from diverse backgrounds ranging from veterinary and human medicine to social work, highlighting the intricate and special connection between animals and humans.

For More Information Contact:
Lia Kelinsky
Continuing and Professional Education

Continuing & Professional Education @ Virginia Tech