Pet therapy: Animals as healers

Pet therapy is when a person interacts with a trained animal. Pet therapy can be used to provide support to the person. It is a coping mechanism that one can use to help with health problems or mental health. Having the presence of animals can help someone feel better.  

Pet therapy can help reduce one’s stress or anxiety. Having the presence of an animal is helpful and can help with the person’s situation. In college, they do have pet therapy. During exam week, one can touch animals to help reduce their stress. This very calming experience.

Pet therapy has many health benefits and provides one with support. This is something that can be implemented in most places. Mental health is a reason for people to have service animals. Many people face mental illness and pet therapy is a resource one can use. If Animals are a comfort for you they will help with your treatment.  

Benefits of pet therapy:

  • Stress Levels
  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Loneliness.

https://journals.lww.com/nursingmadeincrediblyeasy/fulltext/2020/01000/the_benefits_of_pet_therapy.2.aspx

https://www.certapet.com/psychiatric-service-dog/?gclid=CjwKCAjwn8SLBhAyEiwAHNTJbXFJs5dd35D637eErRZll14XJbY3ya-UcS_c2wrTH-rlngsACM1XPhoCLMcQAvD_BwE

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