The results of a new study revealed that sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against human psychological stress during lock-down.
According to new research the death of a family pet can trigger a sense of grief in children that is profound and prolonged, and can potentially lead to subsequent mental health issues.
Will dogs be the ultimate test to determine if humans have contracted the Corona Virus (Covid-19)? A new trial at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is trying to determine that right now.
New information has been released regarding pets and coronavirus. The new findings demonstrated that cats and kittens are at particular risk.
Health experts involved in monitoring the coronavirus and experts in pet health agree that pet dogs and cats can contract the virus from humans. However, pets cannot pass the virus on to their owners.
The results of two new scientific studies have demonstrated that dog ownership can help humans live longer, healthier lives. In fact, the data suggest that having a dog can lower your risk of death from heart attack and stroke. From companionship, to responsibility, to exercise from walking and playing with a dog, researchers say there are many benefits to health from dog ownership.
A new study reveals that the companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.
The results of a new study suggest owning and caring for a dog helps to maintain heart health.
New study confirms that animal shelter workers and veterinarians are at an increased risk for depression, anxiety, compassion fatigue, burnout and even suicide.
A pregnant woman has filed a lawsuit against American Airlines for being abusive following pre-approved permission to bring her emotional support dog aboard the airline.
There is now another reason to strengthen the human-animal bond: A new scientific study has demonstrated that in addition to potential psychological benefits, petting dogs and cats also has stress-relieving physiological benefits. The study results demonstrated that just 10 minutes of interacting with cats and dogs can produce a significant reduction in cortisol, a major stress hormone.
A new study has demonstrated that dogs mirror their owner’s stress levels.