Tag: health

Ways That Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health

Ways That Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health Sometimes we think that owning a pet is a great way to add to our family or that we are doing our pet a service by saving them from an uncertain future. These alone are great reasons to own a pet; however, […]

Top Five Ways a Pet Can Improve Your Health

Top Five Ways a Pet Can Improve Your Health If you have ever owned a pet and sadly experienced the loss of that pet, you can relate to how close a pet can become to you. When someone says that a pet is part of his or her family, this […]

The Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy and Pet Facilitated Therapy

The Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy and Pet Facilitated Therapy Animals used for animal assisted therapy is certainly not a new idea. For years, it was thought that animals offered therapeutic, emotional, psychological, and physical benefits to a patient. Today, we know that these animals are useful in all these […]

The Benefits of a Diabetic Alert Dog

The Benefits of a Diabetic Alert Dog Owning a pet, especially a dog, can bring numerous benefits. Research shows that dog owners reap the benefits of caring for their furry friend in many ways: * A healthier heart * Lower cholesterol * Minimized depression * Increased social activities While these […]

Social Benefits of Children Owning Pets

Social Benefits of Children Owning Pets Pets are a great addition to your home. They offer many social benefits to kids. Whether you have one child or more than one, a pet can increase your quality of life. What is it about pets that make them so valuable? You see […]