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The Ins and Outs of Pet Ownership, ESAs, and Service Animals for Seniors

December 13, 2021

There are many benefits to pet ownerships. Interacting with – an animal can help decrease depression and anxiety, lower blood pressure, mitigate loneliness and agitation, and dull physical pain. Furthermore, caring for your own animal can lead to a solid routine, an increased sense of purpose, and more physically active lifestyle. In today’s episode, Tina and Terri discuss to ins and outs of pet ownership for seniors. We also touch the topics of emotional support animals (ESAs), therapy animals, and service animals. Whether you love cats, dogs, or peacocks, if you love animals, you’ll enjoy this episode!


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