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The Power of a Pet

A Special Message from Travis Lincoln and Teddy Luther

"Hi! We wanted to be there with our Dad to say hello in-person but our travel schedule is jam-packed! Hope you are having a wonderful time at the Toledo Zoo!" - Travis and Teddy

"Whether in bandanas or bowties we love our Buckeyes!" - Travis and Teddy

"We receive excellent veterinary care from the kind and compassionate people at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center. If your pets need advanced specialty care, we suggest you talk to your family veterinarian about Ohio State. Visit for more information.” - Travis and Teddy

If you’re interested in learning more about the remarkable human-animal bond and the health benefits of pet ownership, please checkout Dean Moore's interview with Ann Fisher and the TEDxOhioStateUniversity talk, The Power of a Pet.

Dean Moore Featured on All Sides with Ann Fisher

Dean Moore was invited to be a guest on All Sides with Ann Fisher for  the weekly health and wellness segment, Wellness Wednesday. During the interview, he discussed the power of the human-animal bond and the benefits of having a pet. Dean Moore’s interview begins at the 34-minute mark and can be viewed by visiting The Ohio Channel.


Watch The Power of a Pet

In his recent TEDxOhioStateUnviersity talk, The Power of a Pet, Dean Moore further explores the benefits of the human-animal bond. Research has shown that people who own a pet have lower weights, improved hormone regulation and decreased stress, blood pressure, and cholesterol. You can learn more about the Power of a Pet by  watching the TEDxOhioStateUniversity talk on YouTube.