Pets Can Rescue Families [video]

Pets Can Rescue Families [video]

The affection and intimacy pets offer can rescue families who are burdened with stress or trauma. Stories of animal cruelty are seen too much, but stories of animal’s love rehabilitating hurting people are often left out in the draw for sensationalism. New evidence is emerging that animals and people can communicate, and even without making […]

Pets and Their Owners: Can They Communicate?

Pets and Their Owners: Can They Communicate?

Pet ownership is popular in the U.S., where 72.9 million households report owning either a cat or dog. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, this is an increase of 2.1 percent from last year. Of the two, dogs are the most common human companions. Dogs were the first domesticated animals in human history so […]

Pets Perk up People

Pets Perk up People

Pets perk up people, there is no doubt. Many studies have shown that the dog, cat or hamster has a calming effect on their owners. Hospitals have started programs in which dogs serve as hospital ambassadors, routinely calling on patient rooms and corridors. The keepers will introduce each dog and give a little history on […]