Thought for the day


We just saw this tidbit over at (hope they don’t mind me sharing, but I think it’s OK):

According to Sandra Baker, PhD, director of the Center for Human-Animal Interaction at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, hanging out with a dog after a stressful event greatly reduces your cortisol levels and possibly buffers the impact of the event.

You’re welcome!

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Winston welcomes you to The Scottie Chronicles - a blog that began in 2009 as a voice for Stuart, a more than memorable black, brindle and white Scottish Terrier who captured hearts around the world. Stuart passed suddenly in December 2015 from cardiac hemangiosarcoma, a nasty cancer that took him far too early. If you love Scotties, please follow along. Arroooo!
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16 Responses to Thought for the day

  1. theguster says:

    I wouldn’t doubt it! After a stressful day(s) or a problem that troubles us, coming home to Finley’s wagging tail and ‘so glad to see you’ look in his eyes does it for me! Our pets are like a tranquilizer when we’re upset, they soothe our souls in the most beautiful way.

  2. Humphrey says:

    Arooooo to all of the above = we are a humans’ best right paw!! (or left) – Humphrey

  3. rjkeyedup says:

    Yes Indeed! Our dogs are our lifeline for sure… Arrooooo!

  4. nordhuesn says:


  5. Kaci says:

    My Peeps are handling this pandemic very well. It is all because me and Kali get to hang around with them all day. Stress free!

  6. oh we bet hanging out with a dog has 87 benefits or much much more ;O)

  7. Anonymous says:

    Gotta love ’em !!!

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