• Fun Pet Museums for Dog and Cat Lovers

    One year ago - By Pets Welcome

    With the opening of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York City this month, some of us at Petswelcome began researching to see if there were other pet museums for dog and cat lovers out there. We think spending an afternoon at a museum dedicated to our favorite animals sounds like a lot of...
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  • New Research Shows That Petting Dogs Is Like A Drug For Our Brains

    New Research Shows That Petting Dogs Is Like A Drug For Our Brains

    One year ago - By iHeart Dogs

    We've already talked about how dogs can help improve depression and your overall health , but new research is showing exactly how petting a dog affects our brains, and it's just one more way that dogs make our lives better. Here's how petting a dog impacts your brain, along with other ways dogs improve our lives.
    How petting a dog impacts your brain
    You might think that our brains process all the things we touch in the same way, but it turns out that isn't true. The brain divides things that touch our skin into three categories: “pleasant,” “neutral,” and “unpleasant.” Each of these is...
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