Have you ever noticed that you are feeling better when you are around your dog? A dog is undoubtedly a wonderful companion. After a stressful day, dog owners quite undoubtedly feel the love. It is true. Enjoying great time with your pet dog, kitty or other pet might have a positive effect on your mood as well as your health. Domestic pets can be calming stress-fighters. People who own a dog can also earn a lot of psychological advantages, such as lowering sadness, emotional stress, anxiety and depression. When a dog owner looks into a dog’s eyes and pets the dog, the owner will release oxytocin, the love hormone. Besides, that petting a dog could reduce a person’s levels of the stress hormone cortisol.