Presentations by the Center

Brown, S. E., An overview of the Human-Animal Bond. Faculty of Summer Enrichment and Reinforcement Program and First Club Program: Health Careers Opportunity Programs, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, May 15, 2007.

Brown, S. E., Pet attachment: A survey of TUSVM students. Human-Animal Bond/Animal Behavior Club, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, November 6, 2001.
 
Brown, S.E., Pet attachment and dissociation: A survey of TUSVM students. 36th Annual Veterinary Medical Symposium, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL March 15, 2001.
 
Brown, S.E., Why people attach to companion animals. Graduate Seminar, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL November 23, 2000.
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Schaffer, C. B., The emotional journey of companion animal loss.  APSC 307, College of Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Sciences, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, November 29, 2007.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Companion animal behavior.  APSC 307,College of Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Sciences, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, November 22, 2007.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Humane care and handling of cats in animal shelters.  Student Chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, November 17, 2007.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Teaching clients to successfully housetrain puppies.  Human-Animal Bond/Animal Behavior Club, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, September 7, 2007.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Human-animal communication.  Summer Enrichment and Reinforcement Program; School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL; June 15, 2007; June 27, 2006; June 17, 2005; and June 22, 2004.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Behavioral considerations when doing physical therapy.  Canine Rehabilitation Course, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, April 5, 2007 and October 18, 2005.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Veterinarian's role with animal-assisted therapy/activities/education and assistance animals and Behavior screening of animals for animal-assisted therapy/activities/education.  Animal Ethology Course, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, November 29, 2006.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Loving and losing your dog to cancer: The emotional journey of canine cancer, Cancer in Dogs Seminar, Dr. Pooh Pet Care Centers, Inc., Atlanta, GA, September 22, 2004.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Honoring the human-animal relationship through client communication, a Model from Tuskegee. 141th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Philadelphia, PA, July 28, 2004. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Closed circuit television promotional video of lecture on "Honoring the human-animal relationship through client communication, A model from Tuskegee."  Episode 4, AVMA News Network, 141st Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Philadelphia, PA, interviewed July 24, 2004, aired July 28, 2004.
 
 Schaffer, C. B., Behavior modification techniques pertinent to canine rehab medicine. Canine Rehabilitation Wet Lab, 141th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Philadelphia, PA, July 25, 2004. (Link to Overview )
 
Anderson, R.K. and C. B. Schaffer, Introduction to the Gentle Leader for use during therapeutic exercise. Canine Rehabilitation Wet Lab, 141th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Philadelphia, PA, July 25, 2004. (Link to Overview )
 
Chandler, S., J. Johnson, J. Persaud, P. Reisdorff, J. Steiss, C. Schaffer, H. A. Ahmad, and V. Voith, Presenter: S. Chandler, Evaluation of dogs wearing electronic and citronella spray bark control collars. 39th Annual Veterinary Medical Symposium, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, March 3-6, 2004 (poster presentation) (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Pets as partners in therapeutic settings and Veterinarian's role in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Seminar for Cornell Companions, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, November 12, 2003.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Selecting and screening therapy animals to minimize risks to patients and pets. Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Nurses Association, Opelika, AL, September 25, 2003. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Persistent myths regarding immunosuppression and safe pet ownership. 12th Annual Conference of the International Society of Anthrozoology, Canton, OH, August 15, 2003. (Link to Overview )
 
Anderson, R.K. and C. B. Schaffer, Introduction to the Gentle Leader for use during therapeutic exercise. Canine Rehabilitation Wet Lab, 140th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Denver, CO, July 20, 2003. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Behavior modification techniques pertinent to canine rehab medicine. Canine Rehabilitation Wet Lab, 140th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Denver, CO, July 20, 2003. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Diagnosis and treatment of feline housesoiling. Joint meeting of the Student Chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners and Human-Animal Bond/Animal Behavior Club, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, March 25, 2003 and November 27, 2001.
 
Schaffer, C. B., The human side of the human-animal bond in veterinary medicine. Tuskegee Pre-Veterinary Club, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, February 6, 2003.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Selecting and screening animals to minimize risks to patients and pets. Conference on Meeting Human Needs with Animal Resources, Hand-in-Paw, Birmingham, AL, November 2, 2002. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Animal behavior issues for animal-assisted activities/therapy/education (AAA/T/E). Animal Behavior Elective, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, October 24, 2002.
 
Schaffer, C. B., A guide to using canine body language in behavior screening. Cuddle a Critter, Call Me in the Morning . . . The Science Behind our Relationship with Animals, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, October 5, 2002. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., The veterinarian's role in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. 139th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Nashville, TN, July 16, 2002 and Seminar for Cornell Companions, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, November 12, 2003. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Putting the human-animal bond to work for you in six easy steps. 95th Annual Convention of the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, Orange Beach, AL, June 29, 2002. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Important human-animal bond and animal selection considerations for occupational therapists using animal-assisted therapy/activities. OT 678: Animal Therapy Elective, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, June 6, 2002.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Animals as partners in human health care. Auburn Rotary Club, Auburn, AL, November 8, 2001.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Developing an occupational therapy treatment plan with a pet. East Central District Alabama Occupational Therapy Association, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, September 20, 2001.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Recognition of Dr. Leo Bustad and the previous "Leo K. Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarians of the Year ." 138th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Boston, MA, July 17, 2001. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., HIV/AIDS and safe pet ownership. Montgomery AIDS Outreach, Montgomery, AL, May 11, 2001.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Safe pet ownership by senior citizens. Adult Health and Development Program NSC 305, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, March 24, 2001.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Veterinarians as advocates for animal-assisted therapy/activities. Elective in "The Human-Animal Bond and Animal Welfare Issues," College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, February 22, 2001.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Pets as partners in the therapeutic care setting. Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Health Care Forum, Tuskegee Area Health Education Center, Inc., Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System, Tuskegee, AL, January 26, 2001.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Animal-assisted therapy in occupational therapy. Concepts and Theories in Occupational Therapy: OT311, School of Nursing and Allied Health, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, November 2, 2000.
 
Schaffer, C. B., What we know and don't know about animal-assisted therapy. Conference on Animal Activities and Therapy, Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, October 26, 2000.
 
Schaffer, C. B. and L. J. Anderson, Lessons learned: Veterinary practice for clients with special needs.The Healing Power of the Human-Animal Bond: Lessons Learned from the AIDS Epidemic, San Francisco, CA, October 21, 2000. (Link to Overview )
 
Schaffer, C. B., Incorporating horses into human therapy. Human-Animal Bond/Animal Behavior Club, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, October 3, 2000.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Role of the human-animal bond in health promotion and disease prevention. Writing Workshop for Healthy People 2010 Competition, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, August 7, 2000.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Overview of animal-assisted therapy and the human-animal bond for occupational therapists. East Central District Meeting, Alabama Occupational Therapy Association, Tuskegee, AL, September 23, 1999.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Factors to consider when selecting residential animals for nursing homes. Eden Alternative Associate Training Course, Norcross, GA, September 13, 1999.
 
Schaffer, C. B., What dog breeders should know about immunosuppression in people. Montgomery Kennel Club, Montgomery, AL, June 16, 1999.
 
Schaffer, C. B., Marketing your practice through pet-facilitated therapy. 34th Annual Veterinary Medical Symposium, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, March 23, 1999.