Medical Minute: The Health Benefits of Pets

This week we visited with Jocelyne Durrenberger, NP to learn about the health benefits of having pets in your home. Many pets are re-homed when couples find out they are expecting a child; watch the Medical Minute video below to learn why having children grow up with your family pet can provide many health perks!

Medical Minute: The Health Benefits of Pets

About Jocelyne Durrenberger, DNP

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Bentley College and Regis College, Jocelyne Durrenberger has been caring for patients as a nurse practitioner for over 20 years. Originally a mechanical engineer, Jocelyne decided to enter medicine after being inspired by a friend who is a nurse practitioner. “Although I loved the challenges of engineering, I kept hearing the call to practice medicine.” she explains. “Now I find it...

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  1. Posted by Janet Powers

    Great topic, very nicely done.
    I would like to see it shared widely through PetFinder or similar sources, for people just considering getting a pet.
    Thank you

    January 29, 2016 8:42 pm Reply
  2. Posted by Leona Johnson

    This is an awesome video… Lots of great information… Thank you

    January 29, 2016 4:20 pm Reply

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