News & Events
CENTAUR in the News
- Pet therapy study breaks with members of VT Helping P.A.W.S. (Pet Assisted Wellness Service)
- Virginia Tech Newman Library, 2nd floor Commons
6-7 pm, last Thursday of every month in Spring 2015
- Virginia Tech Squires Student Center, 1st floor lobby
6-7 pm, second Wednesday of every month in Spring 2015
- Reading day during exam week
- March 6, 2015 - Human-Animal Bond Symposium & Recognition Ceremony, The Inn at
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
- April 24-25, 2015 - Green Chimneys Human-Animal Interaction
Conference, Brewster, NY
- July 7-9, 2015 - ISAZ Topics in Human-Animal Interactions Significance of Research in
History & for the Future, Saratoga Springs, NY
- Dr. Bess Pierce talks with Jill Reynolds, host of Critter Patter on KRFC Fort Collins Public Radio about all things working dogs. Airs Feb. 13, 2014 8:30 p.m. EST.
- Virginia Tech video: Hokie puppies aid research
- VT Helping PAWS therapy dog program inspires others to start their own. View press release
- Therapy dogs are providing creature comfort at Tech. View article in The Burgs
- Delaware stopped by the White Coat Ceremony to welcome members of the DVM Class of 2017.
- VT Helping P.A.W.S., stopped by during interviews on Jan. 26 to provide pet therapy for candidates for
the DVM Class of 2017. View photo gallery.
- Dr. Bess Pierce explains the services offered by VT Helping P.A.W.S. and how to be a part of the group
during Dec. 2012 pet therapy session at Newman Library. Watch the video.
- VT Helping P.A.W.S. visited Lane Stadium to provide a pet therapy study break for student athletes. View
HokieSports Weekly photo gallery.
- Dr. Bess Pierce and Kathleen Pack were featured on Roanoke's WSLS-TV. Watch the video.
- Virginia legislators take a timeout for puppy playtime, Roanoke Times, January 2013
therapy study break photo gallery, VT Helping P.A.W.S.,
Virginia Tech Newman Library, May 3-4, 2012
brings positivity to Drillfield, Collegiate Times, April 2012
for Animal-Human Relationships focuses on therapeutic benefits of companion animals, Virginia Tech News, March 2012
- Veterinarian to study other side of therapuetic dog petting sessions, The Daily Pennsylvanian, March 2012
Military Working Dogs With High-level Veterinary Care, AAVMC Spotlight
- Seminar: Lyme Disease in the New River Valley - Risks and Prevention in
People and Pets, March 1, 2012
- AAVMC's Salute to the Veterinarians Who Take Care of Our Nation's Military
Dogs Featured in Times Square, AAVMC Press Room, Nov. 2011
- CENTAUR's Pulaski County Helps Pets relief program aided owners and pets affected by the April 2011 devastating