The Finest Dogs for Emotional Support 

Additionally, dog ownership decreases blood pressure, increases brain serotonin and dopamine, and lowers triglycerides and cholesterol. 

Recent studies by the Journal of Psychiatric Research and the Journal 

of Applied Developmental Science indicated that dog ownership 

improved mental health and increased the likelihood of helping others.  

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Some of these may be obvious to dog owners. You understand how having a dog has changed your life. 

For those on the fence regarding dog ownership and struggling with mental health,  

dogs can provide companionship and reduce loneliness, despair, and anxiety. 

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