4 in 5 Pet Owners Enjoy Better Mental Health From Owning a Pet

Ask any pet owner and they can tell you that owning a pet has improved their lives. They are our best friends, our confidants, and our adventure buddies. But a…

HABRI Grant Helps Study Impact of Shelter Cat Adoption by Kids With Au

HABRI awards a grant to the University of Missouri that will look at the effects of shelter cat adoptions in families that have children with autism.

New Info Says Congress Can Agree On One Thing: It Loves Pets!

Even though Congress can't get along with each other, they love its pets, according to new survey information conducted on behalf of the HABRI.

New Study Will Investigate Effects Of Pets In Classrooms

A new study will investigate effects of common pets in the classroom on a broader scale, thanks to a $130,000 grant given to American Humane by HABRI.

Study Explores Connection Between Human and Pet Health

Does the physical health of a pet correlates with the physical health of the pet parent? HABRI has just funded a project to measure the impact of this unique…

HABRI Research Finds Emails to Dog Owners Prompts More Exercise

??Do you need a reminder to walk your dog? Research shows that email prompts to owners motivate them to get up and get moving with their pooch.

Can Therapy Dogs Affect Echocardiogram Results?

We know what effect dogs have on our how our hearts feel, but now Duke University's School of Medicine how service dogs make hearts look.

Can Therapy Dogs Help Lower Medication for Pre-Op Kids?

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine to study the effects of animal therapy with children about to undergo surgery.

Survey: People Who Love Their Pets Most Know How Beneficial They Are

HABRI just released some numbers that will get your endorphins racing. A survey says the more we know what our pets do for us, the better we care for them.

HABRI Study Finds Dogs De-Stress Families With Autistic Children

Even more proof that dogs do so much for people. Therapy animals are beneficial to the entire family, long-term study suggests.

Research Shows Pet Ownership Saves $11.7 Billion In Health Care Costs

If you want to cut down on doctor's bills, you should adopt a pet! The HABRI Foundation releases research that shows how much pets save us in medical costs.

New Study Will Focus On Benefits Of Pets For Older Americans

HABRI's awards a $43,000 grant to the University of Missouri to study the positive effects that pets have on our growing population of senior citizens.

HABRI Grants $42,000 To Study Effects Of Service Dogs On War Veterans

K9s For Warriors and Purdue University will use this grant money to come to the rescue of post 9/11 war vets, providing help to soldiers overcoming Post Trau…

I Ruff You – Why Exercise Is A Gift Of Love To Your Dog

Show your dog that you love him by getting off the couch and giving him a great workout! Can you smell it? Love is in the air, especially so close to the mos…

HABRI Proves Animals Provide Amazing Health Benefits

Human Animal Bond Research Initiative survey shows that 97% of doctors believe owning a pet benefits health Whenever I come home after a bad day, my dog is m…