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National Center for Health Research ~ The Benefits of Pets for Human Health

Animals play an important role in many people’s lives. In addition to seeing-eye dogs and dogs that can be trained to detect seizures, animals can also be used in occupational therapy, speech therapy, or physical rehabilitation to help patients recover.1 Aside from these designated therapeutic roles, animals are also valued as companions, which can certainly…

Stanford Research on The Benefits of Having a Dog

The Physical Effect of Companion Animals: Huntington’s Outreach Project For Education, At Stanford, By K. Powers Stress can have harmful effects on the body’s ability to cope with various health issues. Research consistently shows that exercise and meditation can help manage stress levels. More recently, the scientific community has begun to collect growing evidence that animal companions…