Midland pet advocate says your pet can improve your health
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:08:46 GMT —
Feeling depressed? Do you have allergies? How about high blood pressure? An official from the Humane Society of Midland County says get a pet.
Neal Wackerle of the H.S.O.M.C. says your dog or cat can lead you to better health. WEB MD agrees. It says owning a pet can ward off depression, lower blood pressure, and boost immunity. It says it can even improve your social life by helping you to get a mate!
Wackerle appeared on NBC 25Today with volunteer Justin Welch. Both agreed their involvement with animals has boosted their outlook on life. Now medical researchers are saving the pet health-link goes even deeper than that.
They showed off 2 cool dogs that need a home. If you'd like to adopt Hoover and his pal, go here: http://hsomc.org/
If you'd like more on the WEB MD story called : 5 ways pets can improve your health", go here: http://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure/features/5-ways-pets-improve-your-health