Measuring the One Health Impact of Humane Society of the United States' Pets for Life

February 20, 2020

Audience: Executive Leadership, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Veterinary Team

Organization: Institute for Human-Animal Connection, University of Denver
Investigator(s): Kevin Morris
Grant Amount: $500,000.00
Project Type: Basic Research
Project Status: Research In Progress

Project Summary

The Institutefor Human-Animal Connection at The University of Denver aims to measure the effects of The Humane Society of the United States' Pets for Life program on the One Health concept in urban and rural communities. The One Health framework recognizes that human,animal, and ecosystem health are interconnected. Pets for Life (PFL) program aims to remove barriers to accessing companion animal-care services (e.g., spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exams, and behavioral training), supplies and information in underserved communities through a person-centered approach.

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