There is no denying that pets can make us feel happy, relaxed, loved and comforted. Research shows that pets, particularly for the elderly with dementia or similar illnesses, moods can lift when they have some valuable ‘pet therapy’.
When Nick recently visited his grandfather in an aged care facility he commented to his mother how he worried his grandad might be lonely living away from family and friends.
‘Do you think we could bring Rover into see Grandad?’ he asked his Mum. ‘I think he misses him.’Read More