Philip Tedeschi is the Director Emeritus and Founder of the Institute for Human-Animal Connection and a clinical professor at the Graduate School of Social Work and an affiliated faculty with the University of Denver’s Animal Law Program. He teaches in the Human- Animal-Environmental Interaction Certificate for Master of Social Work students, examining the intricate relationship between people, domestic and wild animals, and the natural world. Tedeschi’s research, scholarship, teaching and community practice work have focused on issues of social and interspecies justice, global perspectives of human-animal interactions, conservation social work and human ecology. He specializes in the bio-affiliative connection between people and animals, the health promoting potential of human-animal and nature interaction, trauma informed care and causes of maltreatment to people and other non-human animals.
For some of Tedeschi’s insights about dogs, check out one of the articles below.
- 6 Surprising Puppy Facts You Might Not Know
- How Your Dog Can Help You Stay Stress-Free During the Holidays
- How to Say “I Love You to Your Dog”
- The Secret (Mental Health) Lives of Pets: What Pets Really Think and Feel