The Health and Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pets - HelpGuide.org - Deepstash
Pets for companions

Pets, especially dogs and cats, can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, ease loneliness, encourage exercise and playfulness, and even improve your cardiovascular health. Caring for an animal ca...

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Any pet you'd prefer

While it’s true that people with pets often experience greater health benefits than those without, a pet doesn’t necessarily have to be a dog or a cat. A rabbit could be ideal if you’re allergic to...

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Fulfilling basic human need

One of the reasons for these therapeutic effects is that pets fulfill the basic human need for touch. Even hardened criminals in prison show long-term changes in their behavior after interacting wi...

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Some evidence based studies -
  1. Pet owners are less likely to suffer from depression than those without pets.
  2. Peop...

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Health benefit for all-

Adopting healthy lifestyle changes plays an important role in easing symptoms of depression , a...

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  • Research at the University of California at Davis concluded that Alzheimer’s patients suffer less stress and have fewer anxious outbursts if there is a dog or cat in the home.
  • The pla...

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