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Why A Feathers And Fleece Farm Dog Will Make Your Child More Healthy

Why A Feathers And Fleece Farm Dog?

Sheepadoodle of Feathers & Fleece Farm

Trying to decide the breed of puppy is difficult enough,
 but trying to find the right breeder is even more difficult.
At Feathers And Fleece, we raise only highly social, hypoallergenic dogs.
This means we place a puppy into your home that is full of confidence.
 A well behaved puppy that does not shed and will not harm allergy sufferers.
That is not all dog ownership has to offer dog owners.
There are many reasons that owning a Feathers And Fleece farm
dog will actually make you a healthier person both inside and out.

More than any other animal, dogs have evolved to become attuned to humans and human behavior.
Dogs are not only able to understand many of the words we use, but also they're able to interpret our tone of voice,
body language, and gestures.
Like any good friend, a dog will look into your eyes to gauge your attention and let you know they are listening.
They will try to understand your emotional state in order to know what you're thinking or feeling.
While most dog owners are clear about the immediate advantages that come with owning your new puppy,
many may not realize the mental and physical benefits that can come from this new family member.
The American Heart Association has linked pet ownership, particularly dogs, with a reduced risk for heart disease and greater longevity.
Studies also show that dog owners (compared to non-dog owners) are less likely to suffer from depression and they typically have
lower blood pressure in stressful situations. One study even shows that when people with borderline hypertension adopted dogs from a shelter,
their blood pressure declined significantly within five months.
Dog owners can also have elevated levels of serotonin and dopamine by simply playing with their pet.
It is also said that patients of heart attacks live longer with dogs as pets than any other victims.
Pet owners over 65 years old make 30% fewer visits to the doctor.
One of the main reasons for these therapeutic effects is that dogs fulfill the basic human need to touch.
Even criminals out of prison have shown long-term changes in behavior after owning and interacting with dogs.
Click here to learn more about Sheepadoodles at Feathers And Fleece

Sheepadoodle puppies at Feathers & Fleece Farm

How do dogs help you make healthier lifestyle choices?
  • Increase in exercise
  • Provide companionship
  • Help you meet new people
  • Reduction in anxiety
  • Added structure and routine to your daily schedule
  • Provide stress relief
What are the benefits for older adults?
  • Help you find meaning and enjoyment in life
  • Stay connected - in other words, help you start conversations in public
  • Boost vitality
What are the benefits for children?
  • Learn responsibility
  • Learn compassion
  • Learn empathy
  • Less risk of allergies and asthma
What are the benefits for children with learning disorders and other challenges?
  • Learn how to regulate stress and calm themselves
  • Learn how to stay alert and attentive all day long
Although all of these are great things, dogs are not superhuman.
They are not a miracle cure for mental illness.
Owning a dog is beneficial and comforting only for those who love and appreciate domestic animals and have the time
and money to keep a dog happy and healthy.
Even if you love dogs, it's important to understand everything that caring for a dog entails.
Owning a dog is a long-term commitment that may take up to 15+ years.
And at the end of that commitment, there will be grief and mourning for the loss of your beloved companion.

What are some drawbacks that come with owning a dog?
  • Dogs require time and attention
  • Owning a dog can alter some of your social activity
  • Dogs can be destructive
  • Dogs require responsibility
  • Dogs may carry health risks for people (allergies are the most common)
If you've decided that owning a dog is right for you, congratulations!
You have come to the right place.
Feathers and Fleece welcomes you to enter a world with unconditional love, affection, and companionship.
You're about to open your life to a unique and rewarding relationship.
While dog owners tend to live happier and more independent lives, it's important to select the dog that is right for you.
Man's best friend comes in countless breeds or mix of breeds, each offering a different blend of personality traits.
Talk to other members of your household and decide on what qualities are the most important to you.
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