Tag Archives: Hormones

Trigger Your Vigor

dog healthAny dog owner knows how Fido brings joy and friendship, but not all owners are aware of the physical and psychological health benefits that accompany the pleasure of snuggling up to your furry friend. We not only share our lives with a pet, we are actually being accompanied by a canine coach and therapist.

Hence, the American Heart Association has declared how the ownership of a dog leads to reduced heart disease and lower blood pressure, while longevity and survival are improved.

This is based upon numerous scientific studies that meticulously have explored the health benefits of the human-dog bond.

In fact, when people suffering hypertension adopt a dog, their blood pressure declines significantly within a few months – without the need of medications. Continue reading

Hormonally yours

11666045_380929875438042_5400014178970566362_nNobody will listen as patiently and attentively as your dog, no matter how long you pour your heart out.

Your dog is more likely to be a careful listener than any human being, who would often barge in or begin talking about him- or herself.

In fact, dogs are true experts when it comes to reading, sensing, and interpreting humans, be it by our  behavior, body language or emotional reactions, to which dogs respond in several manners by means of their behavior, body language and/or emotional reactions. In other words, dogs match and mimick us like nobody else. Continue reading