4 Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pet Ownership

Date : 30/06/2020 @ 19:14
Source : PR Newswire (US)

4 Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pet Ownership

MISSION, Kan., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) While there are many ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, pet ownership offers a plethora of mental and physical health benefits and adds value to your quality of life. A pet can be a constant companion around the house as a snuggle buddy on the couch, a friendly face when you walk into the room and a great partner to stay active with.

With a goal of making communities happier and healthier for pets, the Mars Petcare BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program is all about celebrating the benefits of pets and, in turn, making their environments more accommodating and pet-friendly. With that mission in mind, consider these four expert ways pets can help improve your mood. To thank your four-legged friends for the joy they bring to your life, visit cesar.com for ideas on how to treat them to a special meal.

(Photos courtesy of Adobe Stock)

Offer Stimulation
Spending time with a furry companion can help pass the time at home, and doing different activities together can help strengthen the bond between owner and pet. Try creating obstacle courses, playing hide and seek or playing a game of fetch to connect with your pet and stay entertained.

(Photos courtesy of Adobe Stock)

Mitigate Loneliness
Pets' unique personalities and comforting presence make them ideal companions. Spending time at home with them offers friendship and can reduce feelings of loneliness. Enjoying a shared moment by having dinner together can be a fun way to thank them for their companionship. With recipes that match some human favorites, such as beef stew and rotisserie chicken, an option like CESAR® dog food allows you and your pups to truly "share" a meal together.

(Photos courtesy of Adobe Stock)

Reduce Stress
A defined routine and sense of responsibility can help lives feel meaningful, organized and less stressed. Pet ownership can help establish a daily schedule, bringing consistency to owners' lives. Furthermore, research has shown decreased blood pressure as a health benefit of pet ownership, in addition to a reduction in other stressors like anxiety, depression and loneliness.

(Photos courtesy of Adobe Stock)

Improve Health, Increase Happiness
Pets often get their owners up and moving, which can go a long way toward improving their owners' health and happiness. Whether it's playing in the backyard in the sunshine, snuggling or grooming your pet, taking care of a pet's health often encourages owners to take care of their own health in fun and smile-inducing ways. Encouraging a healthful, happy lifestyle is just another way four-legged friends can help create a shared benefit for pets and owners alike.

Michael French
mfrench@familyfeatures.com 
1-888-824-3337
editors.familyfeatures.com

About Family Features Editorial Syndicate
A leading source for high-quality food, lifestyle and home and garden content, Family Features provides readers with topically and seasonally relevant tips, takeaways, information, recipes, videos, infographics and more. Find additional articles and information at Culinary.net and eLivingToday.com.

 

Cision View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/4-mood-boosting-benefits-of-pet-ownership-301086196.html

SOURCE Family Features Editorial Syndicate

Copyright 2020 PR Newswire

ADVFN Advertorial
Your Recent History
LSE
GKP
Gulf Keyst..
LSE
QPP
Quindell
FTSE
UKX
FTSE 100
LSE
IOF
Iofina
FX
GBPUSD
UK Sterlin..
Stocks you've viewed will appear in this box, letting you easily return to quotes you've seen previously.

Register now to create your own custom streaming stock watchlist.

NYSE, AMEX, and ASX quotes are delayed by at least 20 minutes.
All other quotes are delayed by at least 15 minutes unless otherwise stated.

By accessing the services available at ADVFN you are agreeing to be bound by ADVFN's Terms & Conditions

P: V:gb D:20200706 07:01:37