Effective Animal Therapy in Treating PTSD

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Igor Purlantov, is a distinguished lawyer who dedicatedly works towards the popularity of Animal Protection programs in United States. He is also a renowned animal rights activist and has numerous other achievements under his name. This is not all, he is an internationally recognized real estate investor and also the President of a Private Investment firm.

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Effective Animal Therapy in Treating PTSD:

Igor Purlontov is an animal right advocate who have deep concerns and care about animals of the entire world. He puts a lot of effort in proving the value of animals in our life.  Igor Purlontov is a respectable animal philanthropist. He has invested lot of time and dedication to study various methods of providing a quality life to the animals. Mr Igor Purlontov is closely studying about cats and dogs since a very long time. Lots of researches and studies say that having a pet dog not only gives companionship and security to the owner but is also useful in treating posttraumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Effective Animal Therapy in Treating PTSD

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According to Mr Igor Purlontov one out of five military men returning from war zone are suffering from PTSD. It can include anxiety, restlessness, sleeplessness and flashbacks. It may eventually lead to suicide. Studies shows that use of animal therapy on such patients have given wonderful results. 80% of the patients are showing improvements in their condition, Mr Igor Purlontov says that these companion animals are very useful in treating stress, anxiety, depression and panic disorder. Cats are very useful in reducing cholesterol levels, triglycerides and loneliness while dogs contributes to increase physical exercise, outdoor activities and improved social life of the person. If the patient has a pet with him then he will have the responsibility of taking care of that pet. To take care of that pet they have to follow a schedule which can be very helpful in treating depression.

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Clarissa Black a successful animal behaviourist and trainer have started a program called pets for vets. This program take companion dogs from local rescue group and train them before handing it to the patient suffering from PTSD. These animals are very useful to help the military people to live a civilian life and to come back to normalcy. Mr Igor Purlontov believes that this animal therapy is beneficial for both the patient and the animal. These abandoned animals from shelter homes get a second chance in their life. This program led to decrease rate of euthanasia in the animals,

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