Mental Health

There many health benefits that come from owning a pet. Did you know that petting your dog can lower anxiety?  Or that just by lounging around with your cat, you can decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels?  Those difficult mornings where you’d rather stay in bed are a little easier knowing you have your pet that needs to be walked, fed, and loved.  To read more about what studies have to say about why you should own a pet, follow the links below.

https://www.cdc.gov/healthypets/health-benefits/

https://www.agingcare.com/articles/benefits-of-elderly-owning-pets-113294.htm

https://www.aginginplace.org/seniors-and-pets/