Being around a dog boosts ‘positive’ serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain, expert says

Being around a dog boosts ‘positive’ chemicals in the brain, reduces blood pressure and even helps to relieve stress and depression, an expert has said. Dr. Jane Manno, a psychiatrist at the Cleveland Clinic extolled the benefits of dogs today saying walking, petting or even just sitting with them helps boost serotonin and dopamine levels […]

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