The Benefits of Animal Companions

Glowczak, Jennifer
June 2007
PN;Jun2007, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p56
Trade Publication
The article discusses the benefits of pet therapy and societies especially to veterans with disabilities. According to Dr. Illana Levinson, an animal companion is wise choice and she added that studies reveal that a simple stroking a cat or dog can reduce one's blood pressure and also help combat depression. She added that owning a pet, both the human and the animal profit from the interaction of helping each other. There are dogs that are trained to open up doors and fridges.


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