Best mates – Can Dogs Heal Hearts and Minds?

Companion animals have long provided emotional support to humans. Yet, there is little understanding of the precise nature of this relationship and the science behind these life-changing connections. Can the human-animal relationship be further strengthened? What is the evidence behind mental health assistance dogs? Should vulnerable people rely on trained dogs?


  • Dr Tiffani Howell
  • Kellie Dadds
  • Mia Cobb
  • Professor Pauleen Bennett
  • Kevin Picker
  • Ali Moore (host)

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