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Private / Corporate  Speaking & Education Event

Why Dogs are a Human's Best Friend

Designed for a corporate or private audience, first responder and veteran, Jim Corbett discusses the emotional impact a dog can have on a human's life. Having visited with working dog teams across the country and overseas, Jim shares his personal story as well as stories of the profound bond between K9 and human, to include the impact dogs have when managing personal stress.

Jim applies lessons learned from his personal experience as well as his time researching post traumatic stress and the human animal bond, to provide participants with resilience and stress mitigation strategies.

Learning Objectives: After the session, participants will gain a better understanding of the emotional impact dogs can have on a persons life. Participants will gain insight into how bonds are formed with our animals, as well as the emotional impact a dog can have when managing daily stressors. Resilience and stress mitigation strategies are also discussed.

To schedule a speaking event, or for more information, please contact us at courageoustails@gmail.com.

Speaker Biography:

James Corbett is a nationally recognized photographer, who has captured and documented the stories of working dogs and first responders throughout the U.S. as well as overseas. Mr. Corbett's primary focus is researching and documenting the human-animal bond, as well as the traumatic and emotional effects first responders and their K9s face throughout their careers. By conveying his personal story and through his documentary work, Mr. Corbett continues to raise the importance of mental health awareness among veterans and first responders, to include promoting the health and wellness of working dogs.

Mr. Corbett currently serves as a first responder and works as a behaviorist. Prior to his behavioral work, Mr. Corbett worked as a police officer and served in both the US Air Force and US Army.

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