Does Having a Pet Reduce Stress?

Anyone who has ever had a dog or cat sit on their lap can attest that there's something automatic about wanting to pet them. Stroking a pet's fur and feeling their warmth brings feelings of comfort. It's no wonder that 98% of American households have one or more pets in their home. According to the [...]

By |2022-04-11T06:50:17+00:00April 11th, 2022|Mental Health|0 Comments

What Has Your Pet Trained You to Do?

When it comes to pets, sometimes you have to wonder who owns who? In attempting to get our pets to adapt to our life... we find ourselves adapting to theirs. Here are a few hilarious examples of how our pets train us to perform.  1. Cat as Queen of the Bed No cat wants to be [...]

By |2022-03-25T17:08:59+00:00March 25th, 2022|Cats, Dogs|0 Comments

How to Get a Psychiatric Service Dog in California

The sunny Golden State of California is known for its beautiful Pacific Coast beaches and its Hollywood magic. The state is also home to almost 40 million people. According to the California Health Care Foundation, one of the most common health conditions identified in California residents is mental health disorders. 1 in 6 adults experiences [...]

By |2022-03-23T15:09:27+00:00March 9th, 2022|Service Dogs|0 Comments

The Difference Between a Service Animal and Emotional Support Animal

There are significant differences between a service animal and an emotional support animal (ESA), but they have one major thing in common—to help people with a disorder or a disability overcome their hardships. Even though both ESA and service animals are assistance animals, their functions and applicable laws are quite different. This article will help [...]

By |2022-03-03T06:17:04+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Emotional Support Animals, Service Dogs|0 Comments

Best Big Dog Breeds for Emotional Support

When it comes to being the best emotional support dogs, tiny lapdogs don’t have the monopoly on comfort. Big dog breeds can offer the same companionship and cuddles as smaller-sized dogs.  According to the Human-Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), pets improve mental health in people experiencing stress, sadness, or loneliness. Because dogs evolved living so [...]

By |2022-01-26T15:28:04+00:00January 26th, 2022|Dogs|0 Comments
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