Hugging releases Oxytocin

Recent studies have indicated that oxytocin, the 'hugging hormone', is released by petting a dog. Oxytocin is believed to reduce stress and encourage social connection between people.


Quill loves snow. It energizes and excites her. What a funny fun dog! It made the snow fun for me too!

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