The Benefits Of Having A Furry Friend
Our article below covers not only how having a furry companion can benefit and enhance a person 's well-being and quality of life, but it also covers some of the downsides of having pet companions--if you 're unfamiliar with the multifaceted implications of having a furry soul-mate, of sorts, …show more content…
They 're simply champs when it comes to alleviating mental disorder such as anxiety and stress.
A Furry Friend A Day, Helps Keep A Doctor Away: Doctors, healthcare practitioners and those that work with victims of some challenging illness are moving towards a consensus that having a furry friend with you on a daily basis, helps reduce physical conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol and triglyceride levels and lowers the risk of heart attacks.
They Help Us Stay Physically Fit: Because having a furry companion does require us to take good care of it, it behooves us to give them, and ourselves, the needed daily exercise that we both need. Walks, "fetching" and other forms of outdoor play contribute to valuable weight loss or maintenance with just 30 minutes a week of exercise. It 's also a lot more fun if you do your exercise routine together, too!
They Are Great For Reaching Out To Others: Social-ice breaking is another thing pets are really good at. Whether you 're on a walk at a park, or at a cocktail party, just having a furry around you or as the center of conversation can initiate a new relationship with …show more content…
Many apartments, and houses as well, require special insurance coverage for having an animal on the premises; however, not all insurance companies insure accordingly.
If you intend on traveling, think about either taking Fido with you to a pet-friendly motel or hotel, and be prepared to pay higher room fees and charges for a pet room-mate at hotels. Another option is leaving him at home under the care of someone you trust to watch over your pet--religiously.
Incredibly, not all retail stores, restaurants or means of transportation welcome service dogs. Be sure to know ahead of time which do.
If you can 't take Eloise the Calico with you, then be certain to check out a pet kennel or pet facility way ahead of time-- without waiting until the last minute to do so.
Be prepared for the inconvenience and expense of taking to veterinary clinics for shots, dog tags and registering with local authorities as well. Oh, yes. You might as well set aside a contingency payment plan for pet health insurance as well--as well as pet cemetery arrangements or cremation services for the sad but inevitable future