Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Having Pets

Owning a Pet is a Major Commitment

But Any pet can improve your Mental and Physical Health

– Pet owners are less likely to suffer from depression and BP than those without pets.

– Playing with pet can elevate levels of dopamine, which calm and relax.

– Pet owners have lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels.

– Pet owners over age 65 make 30 percent fewer visits to their doctors than those without pets.

– Heart attack patients with pets survive longer than those without.

- Find meaning and joy in life

- Social Connection Through Pets

- encourage playfulness with Boost your vitality

The benefits of pets for older adults

- Children's Emotional Well-being

- Nurturing Bonds of Companionship

- Able to build relationships with other people

- Can help calm hyperactive or overly aggressive kids

The benefits of pets for children