The author of the book “Made for each other: the biology of human communication with animals” writes about the impact of dogs on humans.
Meg Olmert writes that people began to make friends with dogs thousands of years ago (around 45000 years ago) and during this time animals began to affect human physiology.
For such a huge period of time took place the formation of a complex system of neurochemical, psychological and behavioral connection between human and dog. Such a relationship is quite interesting, because people create a special relationship with your pet.
It is curious that a man, when he sees your child or your pet, aktiviziruyutsya areas of the brain that produce dopamine and oxytocin. The heart quietly beating, and blood pressure too is normal. In addition, it produces adrenaline and serotonin. So the person decreases stress and lifts the spirit, appear pleasant emotions.
Therefore, the author recommends that people exposed to frequent stressful situations, to have a pet that is able to give a lot of love and joy. Dogs are good friends for adults and for children. This man’s best friend will always be there and will always be happy to see you, protect and love.