Multicolored Aquarium Fishes – A Unique Mean Of Pet-facilitated Therapy
This is called Pet-facilitated Therapy (PFT) – a full proved scientific technique to combat certain, mental and cardiac ailment, has been adopted by most of the renowned psychiatrists and cardiologists across the globe. Some of the world's esteemed organizations like New York's Animal Medical Center are coming up with projects to aid the nursing homes and hospitals treating their patients more effectively. Animal Medical Center of New York City donated a big aquarium (fish tank) to the Florence Nightingale Nursing Home. Report says that over 500 dwellers have absorbed themselves in watching calm movement of vibrantly colored fishes. Researchers of the Animal Medical Center said that they have been successful treating ailments like high BP and mental stress by letting their patients watch fishes in aquarium. Although most of the esteemed researchers all over the world have confirmed the immense value of Pet Facilitated Therapy, the Mental Health World have desperately discounted the value.
While science is suggesting some patients to visit aquariums, stat shows that the usual "gotta-be-there" hysteria among aquarium visitors has been loosing its intensity since the last couple of years. The fabulous New Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta witnessed a decreased crowd in the year 2006 and 2007. This study has gained a great success not only with fishes but also with other animals. Embracing and pet dog or cat, a patient suffering from hyper tension cools down and the blood pressure decreases automatically. Love for animals – be it a dog or a cat or a tropical fish tank – generates a sense of safety through a gift of their unconditional love.