October is Adopt a Dog Month



Pet owners benefit from the unconditional love and affection their pets give them. Just the presence of a pet helps older adults realize they are not alone. Additionally, having a pet, especially a dog, can give seniors a sense of security and reduce feelings of vulnerability just by the barking, which can keep unwanted visitors away and provide a source of comfort for many people.

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