Webinar: How our pets put the "heal" in healthy

How our pets put the "heal" in healthy


Watch a recording of animal and health experts from the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, and OSU Extension 4-H Youth Development as they discuss how our pets put the “heal” in healthy.


Topics from the panel range from the importance of building a stronger bond and gaining a deeper understanding with your pet to how pets improve your health and social-emotional well-being and so much more.

Presented in partnership with the OSU Alumni Association.



  • Kris Otteman, DVM, ABVP, Diplomat Shelter Medicine Practice, CAW, Courtesy Faculty – Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine; Senior Advisor – Oregon Humane Society
  • Megan MacDonald, PhD, Associate Professor, OSU IMPACT for Life Faculty Scholar – College of Public Health and Human Sciences
  • Kristen Davis Moore, PhD, Campbell Family Small and Companion Animal Program Faculty – OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development