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All the time we’re spending at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the nature of the human-dog relationship and both, says Christy Hoffman, PhD, have the potential to benefit from this new arrangement.

Hoffman is an associate professor of animal behavior, ecology and conservation and director of the anthrozoology program at Canisius. She recently authored an essay for Companion Animal Psychology that explores the impact recent social restrictions may have on human-dog relationships but also discusses how this new situation requires thoughtful consideration.

Click here to read Hoffman’s essay in its entirety

Submitted by: College Communications