Companion animals, especially dogs and cats, help to reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and ease loneliness. Going for a daily walk is a great form of light exercise improving cardiovascular health. The MD SPCA works with the Baltimore County Department of Aging, senior living facilities, and other organizations to provide programing to fulfill everyone’s mental health and wellbeing needs. Programming includes therapy pet ambassador visits, educational programs tailored to the organization’s request. For more information, please contact
our community relations team.