Animal Assisted Therapy

A man in an office petting his dog.

What Is Animal-Assisted Therapy?

Early recovery is not always a walk in the park for everyone. Not to say it is not greener on the other side. Recovery just involves pure dedication, strong consistency, and major sacrifice to maintain long-term success. Although one has completed addiction or mental health...

Girl with two animals.

Being Ready for Pet Ownership in Recovery

Many people find comfort in emotional support animals because of the loyalty and unconditional love they offer. Studies have shown that pets can reduce stress, loneliness, and boost your overall mood. While pet ownership has many emotional benefits, owning a pet is also a large...

How To Find Comfort in a Furry Friend

Whether cats, dogs, bunnies, or hamsters, our furry friends can be excellent cuddlers, superb listeners, and energetic playmates. While any animal can be an emotional support animal, some pets may be better suited to fulfill your emotional needs than others.  Having a pet can help you...