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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

How Goat Therapy Can Help with Stress, Illness & Depression

GOAT Therapy to the Rescue!! Research indicates that interaction with therapy animals can temporarily affect the release of various neurotransmitters in the brain. Oxytocin levels (linked with bonding) and dopamine levels (involved in the reward-motivation system) are increased, while cortisol levels (an immunosuppressant associated with stress) are decreased. All of which are very beneficial to […]

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 […]