To take away stress and tension I remove myself from the situation by walking with Sparkie my puppy. Long walks soothe us both. Some how the fresh air and time spent with a friend makes for a better day. Unconditional Love can do wonders for ones morale
Studies have proved that animals have a calming effect on people, they cheer people up. Some dog breeds have been taken to nursing homes and hospital wards. Some patients have gotten better just being around the animals. Dogs have also helped in diagnosis of some cancers.