Pets of all shapes and sizes are a huge part of fighting stress and anxiety. From cats, rabbits and even horses! Of course the ones we all know and love are dogs! So here is 15 ways your dog can help with stress (featuring the handsome beast “K” and our beloved pupper Bear).
Stand up for others. Be kind. Be gentle. Care. What we put into this world comes back to us in so many ways. Think positive things and help those in need. You never know when it could be you.
Dogs are so much more than just pretty faces.
From Service Dogs to the family pet. For those with mental or physical disabilities to those just going through a rough patch. Dogs are always there by our side to show us how to love unconditionally. Showing us how to face our fears and that it is okay to do so with someone by your side.
“Playing with or petting an animal can increase levels of the stress reducing hormone Oxytocin and decrease production of the stress hormone cortisol.” It is scientifically proven that your pets can help lower stress. So here’s to cuddling in bed, on the couch and spending qualities time with our puppers! This is how our dog can help with stress.