What Is Pet Therapy?

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Pet therapy

Pet therapy refers to animal-assisted therapy as well as other animal-assisted activities. Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a rapidly expanding practice that involves dogs, birds, horses, and other animals to aid people in recovering from health issues such as heart disease, cancer, physical and mental illnesses. In most situations, animal assisted therapy is not the sole therapeutic option, but it might be a good fit for some people. 

There are three main types of Pet Therapies

  • Therapeutic visitation 
  • Animal assisted therapy
  • Facility treatment


How Does Pet Therapy Work ?

Animal-assisted therapy entails interacting with animals on a regular basis for a specific duration. The therapy includes activities such as petting, offering food, and simply spending some time with them. It is dependent on an individual’s physical or mental state as to which animal or treatment helps them recover.

What happens when humans connect with animals? Interaction with animals helps release oxytocin – the love hormone that promotes positive emotions. Bonding with them produces serotonin that makes one feel good and healthy.


Why is Pet Therapy Needed?

Pet therapy or animal assisted therapy focuses on the human-animal relationship that already exists. Many physical and emotional difficulties can be healed by interacting with a friendly pet. It can reduce blood pressure and enhance cardiovascular health in general. It also has the ability to release endorphins, which have a calming effect.


Holistic Healing Of Pawsitivity

Holistic healing is a kind of healing that considers an overall calculation of a person’s body, mind, soul, and emotions in order to achieve optimal health and wellness. As a result, if people have an imbalanced lifestyle, such as physical, emotional, or spiritual problems, Animal-Assisted Therapy can help them recover. The therapies are effective in improving health and well-being.


Human-Animal Bond And Its Advantages:

  • Increasing self-esteem
  • Developing social skills
  • Reducing depression and enhancing your outlook on life
  • Decreasing loneliness and isolation by giving you a companion
  • Reducing anxiety
  • Helping children learn empathy and nurturing skills
  • People undergoing chemotherapy
  • People hospitalized with chronic heart failure
  • Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Children having physical or dental procedures
  • People with mental health disorders


Paw-Love, The Modern Healing @ Fazlani Nature Nest!

At Fazlani Natures Nest experience naturopathy and its various therapies helpful in healing. 

Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) at Fazlani Natures Nest is a method that incorporates animals into a therapeutic process. Walking, grooming, and petting an animal to spend quality time and improve one’s health and well-being is one of life-changing experiences at Fazlani. Such therapies provide opportunities for motivational, educational, therapeutic and/or recreational benefits to enhance quality of life. Healing via naturopathy is one of the finest choices one can make for their health and well-being. 

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