Sniffing out the Human-Animal Bond with Lynn Molnar

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Course Title: Sniffing out the Human-Animal Bond

Instructor: Lynn Molnar, Bus '10

Brought to you by Odyssey  

November 29, 2023 - December 06, 2023 (2 Sessions)  

Wedesday, 6 PM ET 

Virtual via Zoom


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will examine the Human-Animal Bond through a historical perspective of dogs in science, art, religion, and literature. We will also explore the foundations of and difference between Animal Welfare and Animal Rights.


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50% refund- During the first week of the course. 

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ABOUT Lynn Molnar

Lynn graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Humanities from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. While attending college, she worked full-time, served on the Harford County Cultural Arts Board and the Human Relations Commission, organized community fundraisers, volunteered to teach, and counseled many individuals and non-profits on grant writing and management.

In 2011, her compassion for pets and people led her to establish the first-ever mobile food bank for pets in Maryland. Thankful Paws distributed over 91 tons of pet food through her leadership and dedication. In 2014, Lynn's efforts led her to receive an Accommodation from the Baltimore Humane Society and Maryland's Secretary of State. In 2016, she was presented with a Governor's Citation. She has been interviewed by CBS TV, NBC TV, FOX TV, and ABC TV and featured in The Beacon, the Baltimore Sun, Country Woman MagazineThe Jeffersonian, The Capital Gazette, and The Baltimore Magazine.

Lynn is an accomplished grant writer and manager. She has worked with The Archdiocese of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland Institute College of Art, and numerous other charities. She has also served for many years as a Grant Reviewer for the United Way of the National Capital Area.

Currently, she is a private grant consultant as well as grant auditor for the Federal Government.


Canine Certifications:

  • Canine Myo-manipulative Functional Therapist
  • Fear Free Professional
  • Human-Animal Bond
  • Canine CPR & First Aid
  • Canine Palliative and Hospice Care
  • Received over 300 5-Star reviews from clients
  • Plus, hundreds of additional hours of massage techniques and dog training
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 Event Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
6:00pm EST

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
8:00pm EST

1-800-JHU-JHU1 (548-5481)

80% discount. Alumni status will be confirmed
50% discount. Employment status will be confirmed
50% discount. Employment status will be confirmed
Student status will be confirmed

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