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OPB Checks in on Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga’s Rise From Oregon Experiment To Internet Sensation!! In late 2016, Corvallis resident Lainey Morse found out what it’s like to go viral. Morse is the founder of Goat Yoga. (It’s yoga — with goats.) She started it on her picturesque Oregon farm when a friend who taught yoga asked to hold a class […]

How to Raise a Healthy and Happy Goat

Goats have rapidly become one of the most popular animals in the United States, and it is easy to see why – they are adorable, loving, smart, and their curiosity lends itself to some hilarious antics. Because of this, many people are now looking to adopt goats as pets, which is great! But as with […]

The Pet Effect

The Health Benefits Are Real!! There’s something mysterious between us and our pets. It’s more than love and loyalty—every year, scientists learn more about the effect pets have on our own physiology. From slowing down our heart rates to preventing heart disease, allergies and depression, The Pet Effect is real. Read More

Some of the Most Unique Therapy Animals

We’ve all heard of therapy dogs. They can be found all over: in hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centers, and even libraries. Our goats work as therapy animals by providing affection when they snuggle and stretch during Goat Yoga. Dogs and goats aren’t the only animals who work as therapy animals, though. There is a diverse menagerie […]

7 Benefits to Exercising With Animals

Regular exercise is an important part of good overall health. We’re not shy about how much we love exercising with our goats. Whether you’re doing a half lotus pose with a dwarf goat, taking your dog for a run, or riding a horse, exercising with an animal can have all kinds of benefits, both for […]