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Cia L. JohnsonAnimal Welfare Division, AVMA, 1931 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173

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Contributor Notes

Ms. Lamison was a third-year veterinary student at the time of writing.

Drs. Johnson and Patterson-Kane were staff support to the AVMA Committee on the Human-Animal Bond. Ms. Lamison and Dr. Noyes were representatives of the AVMA Committee on the Human-Animal Bond.

Approved by the AVMA Committee on the Human-Animal Bond, October 2010.

Address correspondence to Dr. Patterson-Kane (ekane@avma.org).