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Jun 2019

  1. Study Shows The Paw-sitive Effects Of Watching Cat Videos

    A study involving nearly 7,000 survey responses revealed that cat videos can positively influence the emotions of the viewers. It also showed that people who own or have previously owned, or regularly assist with pets, are more likely to watch cat videos.

  2. Therapeutic Riding Can Help Combat Veterans with PTSD

    A study funded by the Horses and Humans Research Foundation shows that horses can help military veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorders. The study followed 51 veterans and active duty service members through an eight-week therapeutic riding program.