Can a dog heal your life? Pets make you healthier, fitter and less stressed, says research
WHEN you come home after a difficult day at work, there’s nothing better than a tail-wagging canine looking pleased to see you to cheer you up.
Animal lovers feel instinctively that pets are good for us but could there be some scientific truth to this? After all, early man often depended on signals from animals for survival, suggesting that either he and his family were safe or that there was some sort of threat out there.
Since ancient times dog saliva was considered to be medicinal as it was observed that dogs’ wounds healed after they had licked them. Roman ladies carried lap dogs which... read more
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