Here are a few new thoughts for you:
A quick break with your Pet, will lift your mood by reducing the stress hormone " Cortisol" Make time for playing, which elevates dopamine levels, helping you stay calm and relaxed.
An animal's unconditional Love makes it east to smile ad banish negative thoughts.Dogs in particular have this effect, ramping up the feel-good hormone: oxytocin.
Pets increase longevity by lowering pulse and blood pressure rates and may reduce your risk for heart disease. Cat owners are also 1/3 less likely to die from a stroke or heart attack.
Strolling with your Pooch makes you more likely to get the recommended level of physical activity. People without canine companions are twice as likely to be overweight.
Regular walks ease joint pain and stiffness in knees, hips, and ankles.
So, as you can see, having our pets is very beneficial for our well-being.