SAN DIEGO–(Marketwired – November 28, 2017) – Being an Animal parent, it can seem impossible to entertain the idea of leaving your pet behind to find treatment. But what if you didn’t have to?
Animal ownership provides immeasurable therapeutic value to addiction recovery patients. Anyone who’s ever owned a pet has experienced the stress relieving benefits of a life with their fur buddy. They provide unconditional love and show it when it seems like your hated by everyone. The exercise benefits both you and your pet, play time can be great for your heart. Not to mention the constant companionship. Certain recovery centers allow you to bring your furry best friend, and the benefits to treatment are remarkable.
Pet included therapy allows clients to have their animal with them during their treatment. It gives them the same sense of warmth and comfort many pet owners feels at the end of a long day. Most patients who chose to have their pet accompany them in their treatment process are overwhelmed with joy at the anticipation of being able to have their pet with them during a very difficult time. The therapy works for most addiction problems, pets and drug rehab, as well as pets and alcohol rehab. By the very nature of their presence during treatment, pets become part of the treatment themselves.
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