Did you know that animals and people share a strong bond?
Let’s discuss the surprising and unexpected benefits of having pets as part of your family.
Witnessing animal lovers go to extraordinary lengths for their animals is one of the most beautiful and unifying aspects about humanity like treating their pets like their own children, providing them food and making sure that they are always in good health and behavior.
It may be difficult for non-animal lovers to get it… but they might try.
Here’s the deal: Although it is difficult to describe or explain, they share a deep, mutual bond that is tangible and real.
People have discovered the many benefits of owning pets. A pet, of any type, is a friend, companion, and a source of joy for their owners.
Some pet owners go to great lengths to pamper their pets – they throw them extravagant weddings, birthday parties or dress them up in amazing costumes – but even the simple act acknowledging their loyalty and love is a gift that will pay off for a lifetime.
Pets can be a window into our souls.
Pets can be a great way to show your true self. Pets do this by reflecting, mirroring, and acting out aspects within you. They can help you to become a better person if you pay attention.
This phenomenon is what I call The Human Animal BodyMind Connection. Once you get it, your life will be transformed.
They are incapable of guile or spite.
Listen to what they have to say about you and how you care for them.
They will reflect your health and well-being. They can sense your energy and send you messages about brewing issues before other people can.
They can also be a great comfort in times of loneliness, isolation, or stress.
Pet ownership has many health benefits
We’ve all heard the cliche, “Dogs can be man’s best friend.”
Have you ever wondered why? Let me tell you about my belief…
Dogs can be loyal to the point of breaking.
Animals find joy even in the simplest and smallest things.
They don’t need to make excuses or pretend, they just are.
They go to bed without worrying about daily problems and wake up each morning refreshed and ready to tackle the world.
They are infectious because of their optimism, resilience, dedication, determination, and enthusiasm.
Many animals have an instinctive sense of when someone needs support. They do not always worry, but they reach out to comfort those in pain.
Some dogs, cats, and horses will not be therapy animals.
However, you must remember that your pet can pick up signals from you at any time.
Your horse will detect tension and attempt to make sense of it. Then, he or she will decide how to help.
If they see negative energy, your dog will follow you around the house trying to find out how you can help them.
It’s possible to think they are being a nuisance, especially if you feel agitated. You can stop and accept their love for it, and then have a discussion with them about your problems. It will make you feel better and you’ll also learn how to communicate with animals.
Animals can sense when things are going terribly, but they don’t have the ability to fix them.
Numerous studies have proven that a cat purring on your lap, a dog resting their head on your lap or a horse shivering while you stroke their faces has healing powers.
Studies have shown that pets and owners can increase their fitness and reduce stress levels. They also bring joy to their owners. People enjoy the many benefits of owning pets.
- Lower blood pressure
- Lower cholesterol
- Increased outdoor and exercise opportunities
- Reduced levels of triglycerides
- Feelings of loneliness are decreasing
- Socialization opportunities increase
- Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Pets won’t allow you to withdraw, isolate or cocoon alone.
In today’s world, it’s difficult to make friends… which can lead to depression, anxiety, isolation.
Your pet deserves your love and attention, even during the best times. Your pet needs to be able to play with you, take walks with you, and learn from you. They also need to be able to sense when things aren’t right.
Listen to your dog if they insist on bringing you toys or nagging to take you for a walk.
You might think your cat is trying to distract you by circling in your office chair and pouncing on your computer. But, it could be telling you that they are actually trying to tell you to shift your focus.
They will often notice that you are having trouble breathing, that your circulation is becoming weaker, and that your energy is waning. This is a sign of concern. It’s time to take a break.
The pleasure hormones serotonin (and dopamine) are released when you care for your pet.
Pets are extremely intuitive. Pets are highly intuitive and will spend more time with you the closer they get to you.
Pets are more than rescue dogs.
All of us have an image in our heads of German Shepherds searching for lost children in the forest, highly trained Golden Retrievers that sense seizures in their owners and therapy dogs visiting hospitals to comfort patients…
Pets don’t need to do heroic deeds in order to be heroes in your life. They don’t all have to be dogs.
All animals, including birds, horses, and chickens, make a difference.
It’s true, you can watch your goldfish swim around in their castle for 10 minutes and lower your blood pressure and stress.
Owning a pet…
You are forced to look at someone else’s vulnerability and make an effort to care for their needs like foods and shelter. This will help you take care of your own needs.
Get outside and get active. After all, nature and being in the outdoors are crucial for your health and well-being.
It allows you to step away from your computer and play, lighten up and refresh the system so that you can reconnect.
You will enjoy the benefits of having pets in every aspect of your life, whether you choose an iguana or Siamese cat, a beagle, or parakeet.
Spend some time getting to know them. They have valuable insights for you if they are willing to listen.