April 8, 2015

The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

The Health Benefits of Having a Pet Companion animals make us feel better. It isn’t just that your cat, dog, gerbil or horse loves you unconditionally, whether you made a mistake or are sick or depressed. Companion animals actually improve our health in measurable ways. Prevention shares some of the research on pets and improved […]

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January 2, 2015

The Amazing Benefit of Animals on Health

The Amazing Benefit of Animals on Health       Pet therapy is a broad term that includes animal-assisted therapy and other animal-assisted activities. Animal-assisted therapy is a growing field that uses dogs or other animals to help people recover from or better cope with health problems, such as heart disease, cancer and mental health disorders. Animal-assisted activities, […]

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