Happiness is Pets

Happiness is Pets

Research has shown that spending time with pets can reduce your blood pressure, reduce your risk of heart disease, reduce your stress, and increase your happiness. But any animal lover already knows this, right? We know how great it feels when we spend time with the furry friends we love.

So this page is dedicated to celebrating the pets in our lives that lower our stress and increase our happiness!


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When you share your pet's story it'll be displayed on its own page where others will be able to leave you comments. Some submissions will even be featured in upcoming issues of the Stress Free Living ezine!




How does your pet make you Happy?

Studies show that pets can reduce stress and increase happiness. We'd love to hear about your animal babies and hear how they have enriched your life! And don't forget to include a photo with your submission (suggested, but not required).



Read about other pets:

Click on the links below to read what others had to say and share your comments...

I am cuckoo for Cocoa Puff 
After losing my black lab of 14 years I didn't think I could let another dog into my heart. I was surfing through a lab rescue site when I locked eyes …

Sheba - from stray cat to family pet 
About 14 years ago a half-grown black cat showed up at our house, thin and hungry - we couldn't figure out where she came from as we live in a rural area …

'The Boys' - My Personal Stress Busters 
My dogs are what keep me going. I have been off sick and unable to work, often unable to do much at all except feel dreadful for about 5 years now. They …

My pets my medicine! 
I have a 4 year old toy poodle named Scarlett and I just recently got a new puppy. Her name is Ruby and she is a 6 month old yorkie-poo. They share our …

Pet Your Dog, Stress is Gone 
My dogs keep me sane. Plain and simple. I've been working 7 days a week for about 3 weeks now in a retail job and when I come home, I'm really dragging …

Excercise and Relaxation 
I am a happy whippet owner and over the years with my dogs I learned from them to exercise and relax. My morning walk with my whippets is the best start …

Happiness is a Rottweiler! 
For me puppy love comes in the shape of a big black and tan body, dark brown eyes and a lolling tongue! The gorgeous dog in the photo above is Nero, …

Pure joy with a wagging tail 
When I have a bad day, just about the best stress-reducer I have found is being around my pets. My dog Luc is a Coton de Tulear and they are actually …

Kitty: Our first baby 
The beautiful girl above is our lovely Kitty (not the most creative name but it was the only name that seemed to fit her). I rescued her from a mall …

Gunner: Love is Rescuing a Pitbull 
The handsome boy pictured here is Gunner. He is my 2 1/2 year old male Pitbull. Before he came into our home, he belonged to a family friend so we were …

Doggie heaven at Pittwater, Sydney Not rated yet
There is nothing quite like a visit to Rowlands Reserve Dog park at Pittwater for reducing the stress levels. You forget all your worries as you watch …

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