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May 05

Therapeutic reason for having pets.

 

 

spirit home after holiday1Biscuit & CookieCuddling and stroking an animal can be very therapeutic. It lowers the blood pressure quietens the mind and also reduces anxiety and depression. Many care homes encourage relatives to bring a pet when they visit their loved ones.  Many of their residents have had to leave their animals behind so really appreciate the opportunity to pet animals.

…  Anne