Conference And Proposal News

The AAV and AEMV conferences will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, in August.

The 28th Annual Assn. of Avian Veterinarians Conference and Expo and the Assn. of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ Annual Conference and Business Meeting will be held in August in Providence, RI. The AAV conference will take place Aug. 4-9; AEMV will take place Aug. 4-5.

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Human-Animal Bond Proposals Sought

The American Assn. of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians and the Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition in the United Kingdom have issued a joint call for research proposals in the area of human-animal interactions.

The groups suggest particular interest in the impact of pets on the physical well-being of children, the role of pets in the lives of elders and the impact of culture on the human-animal bond.

A grant of up to $20,000 will be awarded. Entry deadline is Sept. 1. Research must be completed within two years of receiving the award.

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