How Pets Improve Your Health
June 29, 2022
And AMBA Passport Can Improve Your Pet's Health
Whether it’s dogs or cats, it turns out our pets are called our best friend for some very good reasons. They do as much to take of us as we do to take care of them.
Pros of Having a Pet
If you’re a pet owner, then you already know some of the benefits of having a pet. Pets can give us companionship, a sense of purpose and meaning, and more opportunities for human connections. For example, when you walk your dog, strangers can start a conversation centered around your pet. Even a smile from someone walking by is a connection that can brighten your day.
Simply petting an animal can decrease the level of the stress hormone cortisol and boost the release of serotonin, resulting in lowered blood pressure and heart rate and a happier, calmer mood.
Pets Keep You Moving
If your pet is a dog, especially an active one that loves walking, there’s an additional important benefit: physical exercise.
Adults need at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity for good health and double that amount for greater health benefits. Walking with your dog is a great way to get your daily steps in!
Walking helps with weight control and improves cardiorespiratory fitness and muscular strength. It also reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.
Physical and aerobic exercise are also important for maintaining brain health as we age. You can make a major difference in terms of how your body is functioning and, as a result, how your brain is functioning simply by taking your best buddy for a long walk!
With all the wonderful benefits our pets can give us, it’s important to reciprocate and take care of them right back. That’s why AMBA Passport makes it a whole easier to get great savings on Pet Insurance. We offer big discounts on multiple plans, making it easy for you to choose the plan that’s right for you (and your four-legged friend!) for as much as 25% off!
Protect Your Pets with AMBA Passport
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