Benefits of

Animal Companionship

COMPANIONSHIP

They reduce loneliness 

significantly and increase good health and longevity.

HEALTH

Companions provide a buffer for our stress reactions and help to reduce our perceptions of stressful situations.

FITNESS

Increased opportunities to exercise.  A side benefit is weight loss with routine walking and physical activity.

LOVE

Unconditional love and acceptance is the greatest gift that they can bestow on us.