Category: Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

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 »