Pet therapy group provides holiday joy, comfort

Chron.com

It is the time of year where joy is spread throughout many communities all in the spirit for the holiday season. One particular organization, Faithful Paws, a pet therapy program, is offering joy and comfort to many people in Houston communities year-round.

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Various scientific reports show that pet therapy can be recognized as therapeutic and recreational. Some benefits of pet therapy include lessening depression, developing social skills, increasing verbal communication, and reducing anxiety because of its calming effects.

* Photo: Faithful Paws

 

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