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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Dogs are our best friends. Some seem to be made entirely of boundless energy and unconditional love. Studies have shown that in the presence of our four-legged friends, stress lowers, our happiness-promoting hormones increase, our blood pressure lowers, and our self-esteem increases. During a particularly messy divorce and separation, a furry companion could be the perfect way to cope with the stress. Take note that pet ownership, even with all the mental benefits, is a serious commitment. Do get a dog, but only if you are serious about the responsibilities of ownership. Continue reading →