Category: Dogs and Animals

Dog Rescue

Volunteering to help abused dogs has been one of my biggest accomplishments in my life. —Laura Corbeth Volunteering in dog rescue—Shellie I have been blessed to work in different roles for a rescue organization. It is not about ego for me. It is about seeing neglected and abused animals come into the hands of wonderful […]

PTSD and Dogs

Scientists believe that the major source of people’s positive reactions to pets comes from oxytocin, a hormone whose many functions include stimulating social bonding, relaxation and trust, and easing stress. Research has shown that when humans interact with dogs, oxytocin levels increase in both species. —The Washington Post The Traumatized Brain I’ve been off social […]