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How Pets Make Us Better People


When pets are adopted or brought into our homes, we often don't think about the effects of the new animal on our life. On this hour, we'll talk about how pets make us better people.


  • Brian McGrory (author and Boston Globe columnist)
  • Dr. Meghan Herron (animal behavior clinician and head of the Behavioral Medicine Clinic at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center)
  • Dr. Allen McConnell (social psychologist and professor at Miami University)

Learn More

Click here for more information on Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man by Brian McGrory.