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The Secret Lives of Pets

Alan Beck studies the relationship between pets and their owners. His early research of animal behavior included a study of stray dogs in Baltimore. Beck says that medical experts should take into consideration the benefits of pet ownership when evaluating an individual's health.

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Other segments from the episode on December 7, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 7, 1988: Interview with Lady Borton; Review of the television program "Maria Callas: An Operatic Biography"; Interview with Alan Beck; Commentary on personal…

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