Animal Therapy Helps Improve Human's Emotions And Disorders

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Animals have served humans in more than one way including as a source of food, improving our health, and service in working. They have helped in all of these fields, and humans have grown fond of them. Nowadays, it is seen that people grow to love their pets, and there are many organizations fighting for animal rights. Pet owners are extremely attached, so they suffer a lot of pain when the animal dies. According to a study done in Romania concerning pet loss, humans like having pets and adopting them because they like “caring for a being” that is “dependent on” them. In all aspects of the relationship between animals and humans, they have helped each other in many ways. Animal therapy helps improve human’s emotions and disorders because of the fact that we like to be nurtured and taken care of. Since the 9th century, animal therapy has been active in different fields. The human and animal interaction has a special connection that can help people emotionally. According to the website of Dr. Carol R. Hughes, a licensed therapist, the interaction has the ability to “heal and assist” humans with mental disorders and emotional problems and also “dwells incredible healing powers” (Hughes, p. 1). Sigmund Freud, a well known neurologist “felt that dogs had a special sense that allows them to judge a person 's character” (Coren). Dogs have even been known to be man’s best friend. “Canines respond to emotions in the voice in the same way that humans do.” (Spencer) This shows
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