How Pets Help People with Depression

When you are in the teeth of depression, it feels as if nothing can save you. You feel as if your case is completely hopeless, so why bother. Winston Churchill, who suffered from depression, called it “the black dog”. But a black dog (or any other color or species, for that matter) may be precisely what a person with depression needs. Pets help give people with depression a reason to move, triggers the release of relaxing transmitters and gives a sense of accomplishment…

Please read the rest of my article at Yahoo. Thanks!


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