Pets Provide Comfort

Aubrey Fine with two golden retreivers

Companionship with animals may be more important than ever in the COVID-19 environment. Professor Emeritus Aubrey Fine of the College of Education and Integrative Studies shared his thoughts with the New York Times about how the mutually beneficial relationships with our pets have taken on new meaning while we are isolated in our homes. “When you’re looking at souls,” he said, “animals touch human souls and humans touch animal souls.”