Why are we not looking to our relationship with our pets to help promote our mental wellness?
Over 70% of the U.S. population has a pet in their home. 1 in 5 adults have a diagnosable mental health condition.
Some Benefits of Animal Ownership for Mental Health:
Increase Social Interactions
Motivate for Exercise
Improve cardiovascular health
Supports Healthier Living Patterns
Possible reduction in medications
Provide Sense of Security