Shelter the Whole Family conference, sponsored by Bayer, strengthens Kansas City community by highlighting importance of human-animal bond

SHAWNEE, Kan., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Fido. Baxter. Sparky and Lady. Beloved pets provide everything from physical exercise and companionship to a sense of safety or a reason to live. There is growing evidence that pets’ positive influence results in many physical, psychological and relational benefits like quality of life and well-being. This positive influence, often referred to as the human animal bond, is something that nonprofit and for-profit organizations like Bayer, recognize and support. And that support can be lifesaving, especially for domestic violence survivors.

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