A recent study conducted by Washington State University scientists found that cuddling and petting a cat or dog for just a few minutes can have a significant impact at reducing your cortisol levels


Research has repeatedly found that daily dog walks help you lose weight, since they force you into moderate physical activity for 10, 20, and even 30 minutes at a time per day.



Dogs have been shown to be effective in easing depression for a variety of people, old and young, sick and healthy.


Children who have pets have higher self esteem and have been proven to suffer less from allergies.

Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.
— Kevin Davison
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
— Josh Billings