Internationally acclaimed author Meg Daley Olmert shares the latest
scientific findings on the bond between humans and animals
and its profound impact on our mental and physical well-being
TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ - Meg Olmert, American documentary producer and
author of Made For Each Other, The Biology of the Human Animal Bond, is in
Toronto this week to deliver a one-time seminar at PawsWay Pet Discovery
Centre. For the past 16 years, she has collaborated with leading
neuroscientists to understand the brain chemistry that draws humans and
animals to each other and how pet ownership provides millions of people with
numerous health benefits.
Speak with Meg and find out:
- Cool cat: Why interaction with pets may be the best way to trigger
the release of oxytocin and other brain chemicals that protect our
hearts and minds from the ravages of stress and loneliness.
- Pets over pills: How canine therapy is improving quality of life for
American Veteran Soldiers suffering from Post Traumatic Stress
- You get what you give: Why the way you treat your pet will impact the
health benefits you receive.
- More cities, more problems: How our move to urban centres, away from
animals, has increased rates of depression and anxiety in the past
- Symbiotic living: Why our interaction with animals not only benefits
us, but them.
- It's all in our heads: Why the mental health benefits of pet
ownership aren't merely in our imagination.
WHO: Meg Daley Olmert, American Author of Made For Each Other, The
Biology of the Human-Animal Bond
WHAT: Speak with Olmert about the ancient and powerful brain
chemistry that draws humans and animals together, and why
loving and caring for animals can trigger safe, inexpensive
and immediate health benefits.
WHEN: Interviews: Friday June 5th, 2009
Seminar: Saturday June 6th, 2009
4:30 pm to 6 pm
PawsWay Pet Discovery Centre
245 Queens Quay, North Building, Toronto
For further information:
For further information: and to arrange an interview, please contact:
Aly Ruiz or Lorna Freeman, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2763, (416)
969-2711, Aruiz@environicspr.com, firstname.lastname@example.org