Podcast: Rethinking the Link Between Pets & Happiness

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Welcome to the Veterinary Breakroom! In the breakroom, Alyssa Watson, DVM, and Beth Molleson, DVM, discuss the important, relevant topics affecting veterinarians today. In this episode, they consider the thought-provoking question: Do pets truly make us happier? Inspired by a recent article in Psychology Today challenging conventional beliefs, Dr. Beth and Dr. Alyssa unravel the surprising conclusion that there may be no significant difference in the happiness levels between pet owners and non-pet owners. Listen in as these two seasoned vets share their personal experiences and explore the potential impact of this revelation on the human-animal bond.

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The Team:

  • Alyssa Watson, DVM - Host

  • Beth Molleson, DVM - Host

  • Alexis Ussery - Producer & Multimedia Specialist

This podcast recording represents the opinions of Dr. Alyssa Watson and Dr. Beth Molleson. Content is presented for discussion purposes and should not be taken as medical advice. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast.