Tag: pets health benefits

Therapy Animals May Delay Dementia

German and Swiss researchers have done research that suggests that the use of therapy animals in nursing homes may delay dementia. For ten weeks they worked with 65 nursing home residents with dementia with an average age of 81.8. Residents were randomly assigned to either a group where there was...

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Time to Buy That Pet

The Journal of Personality and Social PsychologyŒ¬ published a study recently that showed that pets can serve as important sources of social and emotional support for äóìeveryday people,äó not just individuals facing significant health challenges. In a press release they reported that: pet owners were just as close to key...

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