To mark this inaugural occasion, animal behavioral expert Steve Dale, CABC, highlighted the importance of celebrating the human animal bond, plus how this campaign is integral to veterinary medicine.
To roll out the first-ever International Human Animal Bond Day, animal behavioral expert Steve Dale, CABC, sat down with dvm360® to discuss the importance of commemorating this day on a global scale, from how the human animal bond impacts veterinary medicine to all the species that inhabit the planet.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript:
Steve Dale, CABC: Every day, the human animal bond matters to all of us. No one would be a veterinarian or a technician if it were not for the human animal bond, [and] people would not have pets. But, the human animal bond goes way beyond that. It is about all the animals we share the environment with.