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Team Meeting – Dr. Zenithson Ng – Assisting the Animal in Animal-Assisted Interventions: Keys to Safeguarding Animal Welfare
February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zenithson (Zenny, pronounced “zee-nee”) Ng (pronounced “ing”) is a clinical associate professor at the University of Tennessee. He earned his undergraduate degree in animal science from Rutgers University and his veterinary degree from Cornell University; then completed a small animal rotating internship at the ASPCA in NYC, followed by a canine/feline primary care residency combined with a master’s degree in human-animal bond studies at Virginia Tech. He founded the first therapy animal program at Virginia Tech and is the veterinary adviser to the Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee, the therapy animal program at the University of Tennessee. He became a Pet Partner over 10 years ago and now serves on the Human-Animal Bond Advisory Board of Pet Partners. His research and teaching interests span all aspects of the human-animal bond including the effect of human-animal interaction on both humans and animals, the veterinary-client relationship, and stress reduction in both veterinary and animal-assisted intervention settings.
His presentation will be titled:
Assisting the Animal in Animal-Assisted Interventions: Keys to Safeguarding Animal Welfare
NOTE: This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. Link will be provided as we get closer to the event.