Pet Therapy  

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Here's a great story that I thought I would pass on...hope you find it inspiring! –Kim

Pet Therapy in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

Everyone knows how beneficial pets can be in our lives. But now, recent scientific evidence has actually proven what pet owners already knew. Heart failure patients who spent 12 minutes with a dog or cat had lower stress hormone levels, lower blood pressure levels, and a general brighter outlook about their recovery. Therapy dogs, and cats, have now started their rounds, under "doctor's orders."

Inker, a 9-year-old golden retriever and cancer survivor, is used to visit cancer patients and lift their spirits.


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2 comments

Wow that is a great story. I think everyone should start getting a pet they really wanted. I enjoy reading your blog. Thank you for sharing this one.

February 14, 2010 at 10:25 AM

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February 20, 2010 at 6:05 AM

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