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A wonderful Veteran and his wife are fostering this dog for another Veteran, who is tending to readjustment to civilian life.

 

Heath Benefits of Pets - “A pet is a medication without side effects that has so many benefits. I can't always explain it myself, but for years now I've  seen how instances of having a pet is like an effective drug. It really does help people.” Dr. Edward Creagan, Oncologist at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

 

This wonderful active duty couple stepped up to adopt/foster a veterans dog while he works on readjusting to cilivan life

 

 

Man’s best friend may help you make more human friends.

People who have more social relationships tend to live longer.

 

 

 

Dulce has made a world of difference in my life.  She adds such fun and love to my life.

Pets reduced anxiety and provide a source of comfort and developing empathy.

An animal can fulfill the 'need to be needed'.

Pets can increase your exercise, dog owners who regularly walked their dogs were more physically active.  Physical activity promotes over all good health.

 

"My Girrrrrrl" gets me and my husband to the park for our usual workout of ball chasing.  Having her to play & exercise with everyday is good.

 

Sometimes, the social support offered by an animal is greater than the support another human could offer.

Pets can decrease your: Blood pressure, your Cholesterol levels, Triglyceride levels and feelings of loneliness.

Pets can increase your socialization & they love you

 


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Military Working Dogs can be adopted too

A moment in time - 05/28/2011 - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jason J. Scribner and his military working dog, Streek, attend an outdoor concert given by Avalanche, the 10th Mountain Division's rock band, at Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 28, 2011. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Terrance J. Solin Jr./Released)

04/05/2011 - Pablo, a military working dog, rests on the ground while his handler, U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David Pond, left, and Lance Cpl. Jesse Helsley investigate a possible improvised explosive device during a security patrol near Nahr-e-Saraj, Afghanistan, April 5, 2011. Pond and Helsey, assigned to Company I, Battalion Landing Team, ...

U.S. Navy Master at Arms 2nd Class Phillip Darity, a U.S. Navy dog handler, issues commands to his military working dog, Argo, while conducting a simulated training drill. Argo, who is trained as a bomb and patrol dog, has served in the Navy for about one year and is making his first deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson


 

 

 

 

A sister made this card for her brother

 

One More Thing ! 

A sister made this for her deployed brother to cope with his deployment...he thought it was silly sisterly thing to do

 

 

 

 

He thought it was a silly sisterly thing to do,

but he liked it...


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