Emotional, & Social Benefits of Animals In addition to medical benefits, assisting with daily activities and working with us, animals can help us emotionally, psychologically, and socially. They help us.
PETS AND CHILDREN Pets are part of many children's lives. Parental involvement, open discussion, and planning are usually necessary to help make pet ownership a positive experience for everyone. A child who learns to care for an animal, and treat it kindly and patiently, gets invaluable training in learning to treat people the same way. Careless treatment of animals is unhealthy for both the pet and the child involved. (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
PSYETA PSYETA promotes research into the nature of the relationship between human and non-human animals.