Category: Pets

Dogs Help Improve Owners’ Health

March 27th, 2024
Petting, walking and playing with a dog decreases stress and increases the power of brain waves associated with relaxation, a new study suggests. Caring for Animals To better gauge how animal-related activities influence mood, investigators recruited… more »

How Petting Your Dog Helps Your Brain

October 12th, 2022
Does petting your dog make you feel better after having a hard day? Scientists may have found out why that simple gesture makes all the difference. Your Dog and Your Brain Researchers found when study participants viewed, felt and touched real dogs it… more »