Category: Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

The Health Benefits of Pets

Every pet owner knows that their pets improve their lives, but there’s also scientific evidence to back it up. By providing us with unconditional love and affection, our pets make us feel better both physically and mentally. Here’s how: Lower stress levels According to a study by the State University of New York at Buffalo,… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Have you been toying with the idea of getting a dog for a while? Maybe your kids are begging you, or perhaps you would really like to add a companion to your life. Many people worry about the responsibility of bringing in a new member of the family, but the truth is that the benefits… Read more »

Puppies and Anxiety: How a Furry Friend Helps

A few months ago, The Huffington Post wrote an article about the calming effect that owning a pet can have on your heart rate. According to the article, Pedigree Australia performed an experiment in which three dog owners’ heart rates were monitored while they sat alone on a couch in front of a camera crew…. Read more »

Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Aside from being a loyal companion and providing unconditional love, there are many more benefits to owning a dog. In fact, owning a dog is beneficial to your health and the health of your family in various ways.  For starters, owning a dog, or cat for that matter, is great for your heart. Not only… Read more »