Past Events

  1. Oct 2, 2021, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Please join us for an exciting afternoon of animal interactions and demonstrations featuring the Cat Welfare Association, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, COSI, the Ohio Wildlife Center, agricultural animals from The Ohio State University, and much more! There will be food trucks, educational opportunities, kids' games, and auction items. We invite all families and friends to come enjoy a day of animal-interactions and learn more about CHAIRE! For the safety of our animals and guests, please keep pets at home during this event.

  2. Sep 13, 2021, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us for a webinar that looks at the relationship between dogs and humans from the perspective of animal scientists and animal training professionals. We’ll look at famous cartoon dogs from the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum’s latest exhibition The Dog Show: Two Centuries of Canine Cartoons and talk about how popular culture has shaped societal views of dogs and the roles that we see them play today. You’ll even see some dogs in action! FREE and open to all. Registration required.

  3. Apr 7, 2020, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    We are excited to annouce our first research symposium! Please join us for a day filled with human-animal interactions research. This is a free event and all interested in the area of human-animal interactions are welcome to attend. Click the registration page to learn more!

  4. Mar 26, 2020, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Join the Human-Animal Interactions Club for the second annual Goat Yoga Event in partnership with Harrison Farm. There will be two sessions to choose from, 5:30-6:30pm or 7:00-8:00pm, on Thursday March 26. Preregistration is required and is $10 for students and $20 for non-students. Participants must bring their own mat or towel.

  5. Nov 6, 2019 (All day)

    Join the Human-Animal Interactions Club and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for a unique yoga experience featuring real sloths! Proceeds benefit sloth conservation. Pre-registration is required. Attendees must bring own mat or towel. Doors open at 5:00pm, yoga will begin at 5:30pm with photo opportunities after the one hour session.

  6. Sep 30, 2019, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Please join us for a most enjoyable evening featuring Dr. Temple Grandin! The evening will include a short introduction to CHAIRE, a plated dinner, a silent auction, animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, a presentation by Dr. Peter Neville, and a presentation by Dr. Temple Grandin. This is a fundraising event for CHAIRE and seats are limited!

  7. Mar 21, 2019 (All day)

    Join us for beginner yoga with LIVE goats from Harrison Farm. We will be holding two yoga sessions on March 21st, the first from 5:30-6:30pm and the second from 7:00-8:00pm. This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students at The Ohio State University and will take place in the Animal Science Building Arena. Particpants must provide their own towel or mat. All proceeds go towards our student health event on April 22nd, more details on that event to follow.

  8. Sep 19, 2018, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Please join us for a most enjoyable evening featuring Jack Hanna and animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium! The evening includes an introduction to CHAIRE, a plated dinner, and of course, a presentation by Jack featuring animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. A cash bar will also be available. This is a fundraising event for CHAIRE and seats are limited!

  9. Dec 7, 2017, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Please join us for an evening of food and fun as we introduce you to the new CFAES Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research & Education (CHAIRE). CHAIRE is a new center in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences committed to expanding our knowledge of the interrelationships between people, animals, and the environment.