Did you know that owning a pet has been proven to have overwhelmingly positive mental and physical health benefits? It’s true! Scientists have only begun to research the positive affects our furry friends have on us, but what they have discovered so far is incredible.
I recently became the proud new ‘mommy’ of a puppy back in August. I spend most of my time in the office solo and thought a dog would be a nice addition to keep me company. In just the short 3 months I have had Louie, I can absolutely see an increase in my overall happiness. He brings so much joy to my life and is a stress-reliever.
For more about the benefits to owning a pet and to determine what type of pet is best for your lifestyle, check out this great article from HelpGuide.org: http://www.helpguide.org/life/pets.htm
Written By Jenna Watson