Pet therapy animals bring comfort to children and adults in the hospital. They can help lower blood pressure, pain levels and the feeling of loneliness. Photos courtesy of Pet Partners
A visit with a furry four-legged friend is a dream of many. The power of pet companionship extends above and beyond long walks, countless games of fetch and practicing fancy tricks. Behind that fuzzy face lies a powerful gift that can bring healing and happiness.
Basically, pets have way more of a PAWsitive impact on our health than we might have realized.