SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A new study finds our pets can take away our worries.
Researchers from Washington State University say spending just 10 minutes petting a dog or cat will do much more than improve your mood.
It will also lower your stress levels.
They say spending time with a furry friend incites a tangible, physiological response.
See the full study here.
Study: Petting dogs, cats for 10 minutes can lower stress