Health, Wellness: Can a Pet Enhance Your Health

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Taking care of your health should always be a top priority. We all know that staying hydrated and eating a balanced diet can enhance your wellness, but what impact does a pet have on your well-being?

To find out whether a pet could be the right fit for your family, take a look at these three ways an animal can optimise your health:

1. Increased Exercise

Choosing a pet that requires a decent amount of exercise makes it easy to improve your own fitness levels. If you're walking a dog every day or going horse riding, for example, you're going to enhance your cardiovascular health and increase your strength.

Health, Wellness: Making Intermittent Fasting Work

What's more – it doesn't take too long for this type of exercise to have a noticeable impact on your physique. If you're someone who hates going to the gym, but you want to stay active, a pet could be a great addition to your household.

2. Ease Loneliness

Pats can be great companions, particularly if you're feeling a little low or lonely. As well as keeping you company, pets will fill your time and keep you busy. If you have a dog or cat, for example, you'll spend a significant amount of time feeding them, interacting with them, and talking to them (yes, really!).

Health, Wellness: 11 Tips That Can Help COVID Stress in Healthcare Workers

In addition to this, caring for a pet can give you a renewed sense of purpose. When an animal is utterly reliant on you to care for them, it encourages you to step up and fulfil the role. When you're busy researching what foods to give your dog, for example, it's easy to keep your mind occupied.

Of course, you'll want to ensure your pet has the best of everything, which is why many owners choose to feed their dogs a complete raw dog food that's free from grains, fillers, and preservatives, like the Bella & Duke range. You can learn more about the benefits of raw dog food by visiting their site.

3. Reduced Stress

Studies have shown that stroking an animal can reduce stress levels by a significant amount in a short space of time. Whether you have a cat, dog, rabbit or hamster, spending time with your pet can ease anxiety and help you to feel calmer. When we're living in such a hectic and unpredictable time, it's important to find healthy ways to manage stress and welcoming a pet into your home can do just that.

Health, Wellness: Build an Active Home Routine That Sticks

What Can You Offer a Pet?

While there are plenty of benefits to pet ownership, it's important to focus on what you can offer to your potential pet too. By assessing your home and your lifestyle, you can ensure that you choose a pet that's the right fit for you and your family.

Health, Wellness: How to Improve Recovery After Surgery

This increases the animal's quality of life, but it also ensures that you get all the benefits of pet ownership, without any unnecessary worry. With a little research and preparation, you can ensure you're well-equipped to give a pet a fabulous life and, in return, they'll adore you forever.

Haute Tease

  • HL Lifestyle: The Cost of Child Care in Every State

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Deciding to have a child is arguably the biggest decision a person makes in her life. With parenthood comes a profound responsibility that ranges from protecting to educating. While countless joys accompany parenting, there are costs too — and they take effect even before birth.  

  • Oldest Fossilized Titanosaur Found in Argentina

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Portions of the tail and pelvic girdle from a giant fossilized titanosaur, one of the largest known dinosaurs to roam the earth, was recently unearthed in Neuquén Province in Argentina's northwest Patagonia, by an Argentinian paleontologist team.

  • Martial Vivot and French Wink Host Father’s Day Event

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Martial Vivot, the renowned men's hairstylist has paired with French Wink for Father's Day and, in celebration is offering to the public a curated assemblage of French men's and unisex brands selection of unique luxurious French creations at salon pour hommes.

  • Beltway Insider: Obama Top Ten List Reviewed; Economy/Climate; ObamaCare; Terror; Cuba/Asia; Bob Iger

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Obama unveiled his Top Ten list of "Reasons to be Optimistic in 2016", as he and his family and most elected officials head home for the holidays, the heart of America is still wounded and shaken.

  • Beltway Insider: President Visits South Africa; Nelson Mandela Nears Death; Court Hands Down Landmark Decisions

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Obama traveled this week to South Africa meeting with fellow heads of state to discuss the emerging democracies and the advancement of trade and economic opportunities for the Sub-Saharan region.

  • Home, Décor: Tips To Make a Home More Energy-Efficient

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Looking to build a Greener more environmentally friendly lifestyle? Plus, cause less harm to the planet, save on utility costs, and pursue better energy-efficiency in your home? Here are a few tips to make any home more energy efficient.

  • Disgraced Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer who propelled many to Oscar victory winning loyalty and devotion, has been found guilty by a Manhattan jury of sex crimes which could send the disgraced titan to prison for decades.

  • Alexei Navalny, Putin Critic, Airlifted to Germany

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Alexei Navalny, leader of Russia of the Future Party and Vladimir Putin critic, arrived in Berlin for  intensive medical treatment after the Russian government who had initially refused to allow him to leave yielded to pressure from world leaders.

  • 13 Bonaparte Travels Overseas from Paris to Establish Retail Location in Downtown Los Angeles

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Contemporary menswear label known for its numbered, mid-season collections and refined, contemporary approach to menswear, 13 Bonaparte brings its distinctive sensibility to the West Coast with the launch of a store in Downtown Los Angeles.

  • Eat! Berlin Gourmet Festival 2017 - One Of The Worlds Ten Best Fine Dining Festivals

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The time before Christmas is a time of annunciation: Gault&Millau announce who has earned how many points and toques. Guide Michelin announces the number of stars shining over its dearest chefs. And – last not least – we are proud to announce our very own festival program 2017.  

  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Stone, Tweets Disrupt JD, Avenatti, Coronavirus, Weinstein, Election 2020

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Trump, fresh off his Impeachment acquittal, felt compelled to intervene with the proposed sentencing of longtime associate and political strategist Roger Stone who has been convicted of obstructing a congressional inquiry into the Russian election interference.

  • Une Pandémie si Politique

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A un an de l’élection présidentielle, le Président de la République Emmanuel Macron prend le pari de politiser la pandémie de coronavirus en dépassant son statut sanitaire. L’intégrer dans son bilan pourrait ainsi être une clef de voûte de son programme. Explications.  

  • Kerridge’s Bar & Grill Opens On September 10, 2018 At Corinthia Hotel London

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Corinthia Hotel London is proud to announce that renowned Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge, will open his first London restaurant, Kerridge’s Bar & Grill, at the hotel on Monday, September 10, 2018, with reservation lines now open. 

  • Mexico's West Coast; Warm Pacific Breezes, Gorgeous Sunshine, Hypnotic Seas, Pristine Shores

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Mexico’s West coast from Los Cabos to Puerto Vallarta to Acapulco, have, for approximately 30 million U.S. citizens according to the U.S. National Travel & Tourism Office, continued to reign as the destination of choice.

  • Beltway Insider: Ukraine/Russia; Copenhagen Shootings; Ebola Czar Exits; Media Industry Suffers Loss

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Obama acknowledging the U.S. Ebola crisis did not materialize to the extent originally thought has phased out the Ebola Czar Position created at the onset to manage the potential catastrophe and is focusing eradication efforts on West Africa.