NBC10 was there as Paws of the Spirit brought guinea pigs, rabbits and dogs to Wesley Enhanced Living’s Burholme community for some much loved pet therapy! Pet therapy has proven physical health benefits such as lowering blood pressure, releasing endorphins that have a calming effect and improving cardiovascular heath. Mental health benefits include lessening depression and feelings of isolation, encouraging communication, decreasing anxiety and increasing socialization and sense of community.
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The segment was also featured as a teaser before a commercial break!
Residents and staff love when our furry friends come to visit!